Federal Grants Program – Accessibility Standards Canada Summer 2022

May 17, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm On May 17, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Société Inclusive invites the ministry Accessibility Standards Canada to present their funding program, entitled “Advancing Accessibility Standards Research”, This program funds research projects aimed at identifying and removing barriers to accessibility and preventing new barriers. The projects must […]

Activity – Back to school meeting

February 1st, 2022, 12:00-1:30 pm, on Zoom To start the year 2022, the 6 new projects supported by Société Inclusive have been presented during a back to school meeting. An hour and a half to talk about artificial intelligence, adapted sports, learning units, co-constructed toolboxes, in-ear technology and training, and to discuss your research needs […]

Artificial intelligence for people with Parkinson’s disease

Research Title: Thinking and acting together to adapt an in-ear technology to the needs of people with Parkinson’s disease Abstract Up to 90% of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) develop communication and swallowing disorders complicating their social participation, only 13-38% receive services. Wearable technologies incorporating artificial intelligence hold promise for preventing symptoms and facilitating lifestyle […]

Para-athlete Technology Needs

Research title : Development and validation of a portable feedback system adapted to the specific needs of para-athletes: from needs assessment to technology transfer Abstract Technologies are increasingly used to optimize the development of able-bodied athletes. Unfortunately, para-athletes have little involvement in these innovations, limiting their accessibility. The objective is to develop/validate an evaluation system adapted […]

Projet ceinture intelligente – Smartbelt

Présentation vidéo en 5 minutes   Titre du projet de recherche : Efficacité de la ceinture multi microphones, SmartBelt, pour soutenir les déplacements des personnes vivant avec des incapacités sensorielles L’estimation juste de la provenance des sources sonores permet aux individus d’interagir efficacement avec leur environnement. Malheureusement, cette habileté est souvent moins bonne en présence d’une […]

Co-design of an Assistive Internet Navigation Device for People with Visual Impairments

The Internet is not inclusive for people with visual impairments. Indeed, assistive devices do not allow people with visual impairments to easily locate themselves on a web page, nor to interact quickly. However, the Internet has become an essential tool (especially during these pandemic times), for communicating, working, accessing leisure and social activities. Thus, this […]

Retour sur l’atelier «Appliquer aux subventions Alliance du CRSNG»

Dans le cadre de nos activités de soutien aux équipes de recherche en émergence, nous avons tenu le 25 août dernier un atelier intitulé « Appliquer aux subventions Alliance du CRSNG », le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada. Cet atelier en ligne se voulait une occasion d’en savoir plus sur ce programme […]

Exploring cognitive-social factors underlying pedestrian navigation following chronic moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (m/sTBI) using virtual environments

Dysfunctions in reading emotions of others, mobility and social participation are hallmarks of m/sTBI. This project addresses all three, responding to the AQTC’s need to further understand and raise awareness about nonverbal communication deficits of persons with m/sTBI and their impact on function, participation and inclusion. Specifically, an inability to recognise emotion during a collision […]

Co-Creation of Leisure Experience in an Inclusive and Accessible Theatre Space: The Case of the Segal Centre for Performing Arts.

Project description This project will examine challenges that restrict individuals with disabilities from engaging in cultural recreation and leisure activities, such as theatre performances. In this two-tier project, we are interested in examining how all stakeholders enjoy live theatre and examine the challenges in accessing and attending live performances. Second, this project centers around a “relaxed […]

Mon futur chez-moi en 3D

  La recherche d’un logement adapté est complexe, pouvant mettre en péril le maintien/retour à domicile des personnes vivant avec des incapacités motrices. Un pairage réussi, entre un locataire/acheteur et un domicile adapté disponible, nécessite la considération des spécificités architecturales qui seraient une barrière à la réalisation d’activités significatives. MapIt, une nouvelle application de cartographie […]