Adaptech Co-Director, Catherine Fichten, was invited to participate in the consultation initiated by the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation (MEI) as part of the development of the next Quebec Research and Innovation Strategy (QRIS). The document that was prepared is available at the following URL: Consultation SQRI_2022 (1)
The article ‘Academic Performance and Mobile Technology Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparative Study’ has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability. The preprint of this article is available at the following URL: jped_21-06 eScholarship
Rosie Arcuri was interviewed for an article about AI-based apps and accessibility functions on smartphones that was published by Profweb. Retrieved from https://www.profweb.ca/en/publications/articles/ai-based-apps-and-accessibility-functions-on-smartphones
Two lucky student participants in Adaptech’s follow-up study, focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on the use of technology in postsecondary education, were the winners of an Android tablet. Congratulations to Mathieu Marcotte and Morgane Laurent!
Adaptech co-directeur Jennison Asuncion was selected as an honoree for the D-30 Disability Impact List. The D-30 list honors the unique accomplishments of the most impactful members of the disability community. This selection recognizes Jennison’s work on digital accessibility standards as the Head of Accessibility Engineering Evangelism at the largest online professional network, LinkedIn. This […]
Marie-Ève Rioux-Massie has been awarded a scholarship from the Quebec Association of Post-secondary Students with Disabilities (AQEIPS). The award highlights the determination and commitment of a student with a disability in a university graduate program in the province of Quebec.
Adaptech co-director Jennison Asuncion, one of the founders of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, was quoted in an article recently published by GovLoop, a knowledge network connecting over 300,000 US federal, state,and local government innovators. According to Jennison, “The consequence of not using existing industry-recognized accessibility standards (W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1) when designing and […]
Marie-Ève Rioux-Massie is a “student fellow” with the Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), a transdisciplinary initiative on the future of work disability policy in Canada. Its objective is to lay the foundation for a national, evidence-informed, coordinated approach to supporting people with work disabilities in Canada. Her research topic is: “The professional […]