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 […]

Hiking trails: towards an accessible classification

Abstract The present project is structured around a rigorous review of the literature in order to identify qualitative and quantitative indicators associated with the development of a classification of hiking trails. The classification will be based on the level of difficulty, in relation to the needs, strengths and characteristics of hikers or users with disabilities […]

Learning unit and inclusive work environment

Research Title: The Learning Unit: A New Avenue for Developing the Competencies of People with Disabilities in an Inclusive Work Environment Abstract The usual work platform approach rarely goes beyond social integration in the regular workplace for adults with intellectual disabilities. The innovative approach linked to learning units is indicated to remedy these obstacles, by […]

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 […]

Staff training and adapted physical activity

Research title: Optimizing staff training to improve adapted physical activity service provision for two community organizations: Co-construction and implementation evaluation. The community partners, Viomax and Adaptavie, have identified a need to optimize training of their staff to support the accessibility of their programming. The goal of this project is to co-create and implement training resources […]

Spina Bifida and aging: co-development of a toolbox

Research title: How to tame and live the transition to active and fulfilling aging for people with spina bifida, hydrocephalus and their caregivers: co-development of a toolbox Abstract People living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus (SBH) face issues of aging that can complicate the challenges of social participation. Yet, the needs associated with these transitions […]

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 […]

Musée et accessibilité

Présentation du projet en 5 minutes   Titre du projet de recherche : Portrait de l’expérience inclusive dans les musées québécois : inventaire et analyse des pratiques muséales et des besoins des personnes ayant des incapacités Selon le concept de Caring Museum, le rôle du musée ne consiste plus à amener les visiteurs à une oeuvre, mais […]