Accessibility, Inclusion, and Rehabilitation Using Information Technologies

Antoni Jaume-i-Capó, Yolanda González-Cid, Anthony Lewis Brooks, Stuart Cunningham

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Abstract

Accessibility, Inclusion and Rehabilitation Using Information Technologies

Social exclusion occurs when individuals or even entire communities of people are blocked from rights, opportunities and resources preventing them from full participation in the activities of the society in which they live.

The purpose of this special issue is to publish recent advances in development accessibility, inclusion and rehabilitation using Information Technologies. The research articles must address the problems related to the application of information technologies in accessibility to enable people with functional limitation to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish, in inclusion for people with different abilities and preferences, and in rehabilitation.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

●Design, evaluation and use of IT to benefit people with disabilities (sensory, motor and cognitive impairments / multiple disabilities) and elderly people
●Information technologies to accessibility to enable people with functional limitation to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish
●IT for the inclusion for people with different abilities and preferences
●IT for rehabilitation
●eHealth for public health and eHealth for aging
●Assisted living technologies
●Image and video processing on eHealth
●Robotics on eHealth
●Practical applications of eHealth

Submission DeadlineJuly 06, 2018
Publication Date Spring 2019
Original languageEnglish
Article number9460536
JournalJournal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume2020
Number of pages2
ISSN2040-2295
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2020

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Special Issue Journal of Healthcare Engineering Accessibility, Inclusion and Rehabilitation Using Information Technologies

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