What font(s) do people with Intellectual Disabilities prefer?

Elaine Higgins

National University of Ireland Galway

Graduated from the National University of Ireland Galway with a first classhonours degree in Speech and Language Therapy in June 2016. Currently pursuing a Msc. in Dysphagia in Trinity College Dublin. The presentation today is based on a study undertaken as part of undergraduate research and a paper is currently being prepared for journal review. Research areas of interest include; intellectual disabilities, empowerment, dysphagia and social entrepreneurship.


The ability to make a choice is a right of all persons. It has been highlighted that persons with intellectual disabilities may not always have that right extended to them. A means to bridge this gap is to actively involve... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Elaine Higgins (National University of Ireland Galway)
  2. Clare Carroll (National University of Ireland Galway)

Topic Area

Topics: Intellectual Disability


ID1 » Intellectual Disability 1 (10:30 - Thursday, 10th November, Lecture Theatre 2.57)

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