The main objective of the project:

  • That young people with a communication disability get better opportunities to participate in the democratic debate on accessibility in Europe
  • That young communication impaired people learn to produce and communicate digitally
  • Learn how to communicate using digital accessibility

The young adults will through the project support the implementation of the United Nations Disability Convention, the Marrakesh Treaty and the EU Accessibility

Availability Acts, in cooperation with other young people with communication disabilities. DA4You will ensure that the young adults are heard and that they actively contribute to formulating future goals and resources in this area.

Influence the political process of accessibility in Europe by including young adults with communication disabilities as experts and participants.

Training for young adults with communication disabilities that enable them to use the digital media for communication and dissemination using their own produced content.

Contribute to create competencies and skills of each young participant with communication disabilities to use digital media to actively participate in public debate.

Development of structures and methods regarding the use of internet-based digital social platforms such as Facebook, Tweeter and Web sites in relation to accessibility, as well as the development of digital dialogue tools in relation to communication between organizations and individuals.

DA4You will help to create better opportunities for the establishment of social-economic companies and jobs for young people with communication disabilities through exchange of good practice and cooperation with regional authorities.

Target groups

The project aims to enable young people with communication disabilities / vision, hearing and dyslexia, able to use digital media for communication and dissemination to support their active participation in the democratic processes in society and ensure influence.Target group is young adults with disabilities from 18 to 30 years with a focus on digital accessibility.  Main group are visually impaired, hearing impaired and dyslexic, but the target group also contains groups of young people with disabilities who have digital communication problems for other reasons, such as autism, speech problems and physical disorders that cause communication problems.

The project focuses on young people with a communication disability, on the basis that the young people are a target group that has grown up in the digital world and has a different media usage in relation to the older generation with similar disabilities.

The young participants shall be future ambassadors in relation to others with a communication disability by disseminating knowledge about digital accessibility.