Counteracting dampeners: understanding technology-amplified capabilities of people with disabilities in Sierra Leone

Abstract

This paper presents an ethnographically-based account on the impact of technologies appropriated in the livelihood strategies of people with disabilities (PWDs) in Sierra Leone, West Africa. In contrast to other developing countries, Sierra Leone presents a situation where people with disabilities are socially marginalized but not necessarily wholly… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2737856.2738025