Developments in ICT with the Internet at the forefront are changing knowledge, service, employment and social interactional opportunities available to people with Intellectual disabilities (ID).
Despite the ‘digital divide’, increasingly younger people with ID are online.
Both online benefits & risks have been identified in relation to people with ID.
Perceptions of increased online vulnerability may lead to increased gatekeeping and monitoring, with a resultant reduction in digital agency and self-determination in people with ID.
|Publication status||Published - 13 Sept 2013|