People with visual impairment are the ones who use them the most (77%), followed by those with hearing impairment (73%), physical (65%) and intellectual (50%), according to the report ‘Technology and Disability’ Of Fundación Adecco and Keysight Technologies Spain.
This past July 15 was the International Day of Appropriate Technologies, ie those whose purpose is to help solve problems, paying special attention to ethical, cultural, social and economic criteria of the community they serve.
In this context, and for the sixth consecutive year, the Adecco Foundation and Keysight Technologies Spain present the report Technology and Disability, with the aim of analyzing the impact that new technologies (NT) are having on quality of life and full inclusion Of people with disabilities.
Some apps that provide more specific services have become authentic allies for people with disabilities, allowing them to normalize many aspects of their lives.
The report, which bases its findings on a survey of 300 people with different disabilities, found that 60% of these people are users of specific apps, the ones most used by those with visual impairment (77%), followed by (73%), physical (65%) and intellectual (50%).