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Event “Enhancing the skills of youth with learning disabilities” on 22 June 2018 – Brussels, Belgium

In the context of the “Intelligent Serious Games for Social and Cognitive Competence” project (ISG), we organise the event “Enhancing the skills of youth with learning disabilities” on 22 June 2018, in Brussels, Belgium. The event will highlight a whole range of initiatives that have as common goal to enhance skills of youth with (learning) disabilities. Target audience: People with disabilities, and their families and friends Teachers / Trainers / Tutors from inclusive and special education Youth and disability organisations Personal caregivers ICT and AT experts Program: 8.30-9.00: Registration and welcome OPENING (9.00-9.30) Opening + introduction to ISG – Karel Van Isacker (CEO, PhoenixKM) SESSION 1 (9.30-10.30) Increased independence for youth with learning disabilities Chair: Jean-Marie Vanhove (inclusion expert) 9.30 – 9.50: EU Disability Policy: EC (presented by EC official) 9.50 – 10.10: More independence for youth with learning disabilities – EU context: Helga Stevens (N-VA), Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair ECR, Co-chair Disability Intergroup 10.10 – 10.30: Discussion – questions SESSION 2 (10.30 – 11.30) Need for skills enhancements via gaming: Point of view of the users Chair: Shervin Shirmohammadi, Sehir University, Turkey 10.30 – 10.50: The need for skills training for people with disabilities: Mark Van Assche (TOLBO vzw) 10.50 [...]

Succesful focus groups ISG project

In the context of the “Intelligent Serious Games for Social and Cognitive Competence” project,  several focus groups have been organised in Belgium in December 2016 to assess the various games that have been developed so far. All findings will be communicated to project partners at the forthcoming Budapest (Hungary) project meeting in January [...]

NAO Challenge 2015-2016

NAO Challenge 2015-2016 PhoenixKM’s CEO has been invited as jury member to the NAO Challenge 2015-2016 event in Bologna, Italy on 7 May 2016 at the Opificio Golinelli. This opportunity will be used to disseminate also ISG project aims and objectives. The NAO Challenge is an annual competition co-organized by Aldebaran (the company that developed the humanoid robot NAO and that produces [...]

Intelligent Serious Games for Social and Cognitive Competence – survey

ISG logo The 3-year project “Intelligent Serious Games for Social and Cognitive Competence – 2015-1-TR01-KA201-022247” targets children & youth with disabilities, teaching them on creativity and social competencies, using serious desktop and mobile games. In order to better define our work, we kindly invite you to contribute by completing your national questionnaire: Slovenia: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISG-SL Hungaria: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISG-HU Bulgaria: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISG-BG Belgium: https://nl.surveymonkey.com/r/ISG-NL Turkish: https://tr.surveymonkey.com/r/ISG-TR Other countries: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISG-EN All outcomes of this project will be freely available in Slovenian, Turkish, Dutch, Bulgarian, English, and Hungarian at the end of the project (August 2018). Kind regards, Project [...]