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Is it time for the bio-psycho-social-tech model? A critical reflection by Luc de Witte

In her editorial in the journal ‘Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology’ [1]. Marcia Scherer raises an interesting issue. She states the technology has become so integrated into all aspects of our daily life that the bio-psycho-social model is no longer sufficient to understand that daily life and to guide interventions that aim to support people […]


It is time for the biopsychosocialtech model by Marcia J. Scherer

The article can be accessed here (it is free to access): https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17483107.2020.1752319 The biopsychosocialtech model started for me with the book, Living in the State of Stuck (Scherer, 2005). The individuals in the book informed me of what they experience when technology becomes more and more sophisticated and does more things. Access to it may […]


COVID-19 and education: Use technology for a more inclusive approach by Katerina Mavrou, AAATE President

Inclusive education has been and still is in the core of the battle for educational change towards equal opportunities and non-discrimination for children with disabilities for many years. However, interpretations, policies and educational practices around the world vary, and a number of challenges emerge in developing inclusive educational practices (Haug, 2017). Nevertheless, there is a […]