Project RADAR: Vocational Guidance and Employability for Blind and Partially Sighted People
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17th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs
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RADAR attempts to resolve the complex problems relevant to the blind and the VIP (visually impaired
people) unemployment level in the European Union. Additionally, this project aims at overcoming the
shortage of information on different possibilities offered by the labor market for them, in particular
related to the fast changes on the labor market due to the ongoing digitization in all domains of work.
Traditional jobs no longer exist, new domains ask for accessibility, training and education and new
approaches in services for vocational inclusion. This demands for new approaches for enhancing
knowledge of existing training opportunities linked to accessibility programs in use and new areas of
employment. Examples of viable practice should be exchanged and adapted to the local situation. The
concept of getting more information regarding employment is important for blind and VIP to make
their personal path of career growth and professional development.