DisruptED TV 213 avail, Lisa Marie Clinton

  • 6 years ago
About Avail Support:

avail™ is a mobile Educational and Healthcare Solution promoting independence that is transforming the lives of those with ASD, learning disabilities or cognitive related difficulties.
This award-winning breakthrough solution is currently being used in schools, day services and employment across Ireland, where it was developed, in the UK, the USA and Canada.
avail™ accelerates independent living and working and opens up opportunities for individuals who may require support with completing everyday tasks or work-related activities. avail™ enables facilitators, carers and supporters to create and deliver step-by-step multimedia prompts using video, pictures, audio and text instructions, all geared towards an individual`s personal abilities and goals.

This revolutionary educational and support platform, based on many years experience of working with those with Learning Disabilities introduces technology and the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis through a transformative application and web portal. The solution enables a facilitator, carer or supporter to securely support, manage and monitor from a distance, creating tasks and steps as prompts, assessing status with the individual and fading and replacing activities as growth and capabilities increase. Comprehensive management information and reporting mean that time consuming administrative tasks and activities are removed, with more time spent on actual support.

avail™ changes the balance of time needing to be spent with the individual without compromising on the support process, promoting and accelerating independence and abilities for the end user.

avail™ is receiving critical acclaim wherever it is being used and implemented.

Lisa Marie Bio:

Lisa Marie has over 10 years’ experience in the area of disabilities, the majority delivering Applied Behaviour Analysis programmes for children with Autism. She is passionate about raising expectations and opportunities for those with cognitive related disabilities. Coupled with a keen interest in Assisted Technology and after conducting the underpinning research while completing her Masters, she started developing a digital solution to empower individuals to live independently. The solution, avail™ is now being used by individuals and service providers internationally. Lisa Marie has been identified as a key expert in the field through her research and development of the avail™ solution, this has led her to winning awards including Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur and SPARK Social Enterprise. She has been named Digital Champion for her impact in improving the lives of those with a disability using technology and speaks regularly at International conferences.

Links to social media:
Twitter- hastag #availindependence

Case studies:
Children/school age:
• Video of Jacob managing his behavior
• Oscar brushing his teeth
Independent living-over 18:
• Kevin in employment
• Independent living case study