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ICT and intellectual disabillity: A survey of organizational support at the municipal level in Sweden
Mälardalen university.
Mälardalen university.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2511-9502
Mälardalen university.
Karlstad university.
2017 (English)In: JARID: Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, ISSN 1360-2322, E-ISSN 1468-3148, Vol. 30, no 4, 705-713 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background

Young adults today have grown up in a society where information and communication technology (ICT) support empowerment and social participation. Young adults with mild-to-moderate intellectual disability are at risk for marginalization by the digital divide. The aim was to map and describe how municipal organizations in Sweden organize support in terms of policy and strategies to enable the use of ICT in social care for adults with a mild-to-moderate intellectual disability.

Methods

A quantitative, cross-sectional survey including all municipalities in Sweden (= 290) was conducted (response rate: 51%, = 147). Descriptive statistics were used.

Results

Findings indicate a lack of organizational support for staff as well as for young adults with mild-to-moderate intellectual disability.

Conclusion

Municipalities request more knowledge about strategies for making ICT available. Despite the lack of comprehensive strategies for ICT, some Swedish municipalities have taken the initiative in this are

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2017. Vol. 30, no 4, 705-713 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:du-23310DOI: 10.1111/jar.12265OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-23310DiVA: diva2:1043804
Available from: 2016-11-01 Created: 2016-11-01 Last updated: 2017-06-05Bibliographically approved

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