Assistive Technologies for people with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism

European Union DOCTORID

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ABOUT ASSISTID

ASSISTID is a new international Training and Career Development programme in Ireland offering 40 fellowships to Experienced Researchers.

ASSISTID will promote research into the development and application of assistive technologies to enhance the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities and autism, their carers and families.

ASSISTID will be co-ordinated by the DOCTRID Research Institute in Dublin, Ireland. DOCTRID RI is a distributed research network consisting of all Irish universities and partner universities in the UK and the USA.

ASSISTID will publish 2 calls for proposals, each offering 16 fellowships for incoming mobility and 4 fellowships for outgoing mobility. Fellow have full freedom in the choice of their research topic, provided that it falls within the wide research area of ‘Assistive Technologies for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities’.

This project is co-funded through the Marie Curie FP7 COFUND programme.

Online Application form is NOW LIVE!!

The first call for proposals is now open with a deadline of 30 November 2014. See the Potential Fellowship Tab for areas of research which may be of interest to you . Research areas for proposals include: Assistive Technologies development and application, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Social Science, Speech and Language Therapy, Rehabilitation & Counselling, Computer Science, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Education.

Funding

This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no PCOFUND-GA-2013-608728

Charity Number 457236.

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