Occupations and virtual communities in people with functional diversity
SHORT ABSTRACT OF THE TALK
The development experienced in recent decades by information and communication technologies has led to significant progress in both services and technological products that enable the realization of tasks and participation in occupations by people with functional diversity They were unthinkable not many years ago. Along with the devices that facilitate rehabilitation processes, it is worth mentioning the participation in virtual communities that are configured, among others, as a means for meeting, mutual support and the defense of rights.
Full name: Pablo A. Cantero Garlito
Filiation: Faculty of Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Nursing (University of Castilla – La Mancha).
SHORT SPEAKER CV
Occupational Therapist, Social Educator and Sexologist.
Master in Information and Knowledge Society.
Professor in the Faculty of Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Nursing (University of Castilla La Mancha).
For 15 years he has coordinated the Occupational Therapy Department of the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center (CRPS) of the Plasencia City Council.
President of the Professional Association of Occupational Therapists of Extremadura (COPTOEX).