Enable the Disabled as Technopreneur; Understanding the Challenges

Talib, Ruhiyati Idayu Abu and Sunar, Mohd Shahrizal and Nikolic, Predrag K. (2018) Enable the Disabled as Technopreneur; Understanding the Challenges. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, 5 (17): 5. ISSN 2409-9708

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Abstract

To achieve its target of becoming a high income country in 2020, Malaysia has taken an initiative to adopt The Incheon Strategy to Make the Right Real for PWDs in Asia and the Pacific which comprises 10 goals, 27 targets and 62 indicators to address the issues of social justice and social rights regardless of race, religion and disabilities. In this paper, we discuss the plan and policies put in place in order for the government to develop an ecosystem based on the right of PWDs and community-based ecosystem that will support social mobility for PWDs. Based on the existing infrastructures provided insofar by the government, there is still plenty of room for improvement, especially in the early intervention in the context of social skills development and entrepreneurship programs for the PWDs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social mobility, Person with Disabilities (PWD), Rights of PWDs, Ecosystem, Inclusive Development, Early Intervention Programs, Entreprenuership
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2020 11:15
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2020 11:15
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/60

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