Scientific research recognised

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  Congratulations to our UQ colleagues on being recognised for outstanding contribution towards scientific advancement related to Down Syndrome.   2017 World Down Syndrome Day Awards On Tuesday 14 March 2017, ahead of World Down Syndrome Day on Tuesday 21 March, Down … Read More

Peter’s story

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  “When Peter Nolan finished formal education at the age of 18, he discovered there were not a lot of options available to him.” Ailin Quinlan from the Independent.ie paper writes on the success of Latch-On with Down Syndrome Ireland. … Read More

Latch-On wins an Award

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We are very proud to announce that Latch-On has been recognised by the Australian Business/Higher Education Round Table (B/HERT) with an honourable mention award in the 2014 Best Community Engagement category. “A truly innovative evidence-based literacy program” This award recognises … Read More

EPALE promotes Latch-On in Europe

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Exciting news! EPALE (ePlatform for Adult Learning in Europe) is now featuring the Latch-On program in Europe as a literacy program for adults with intellectual disabilities. Latch-On can be found under the following themes of the platform: social inclusion, literacy … Read More

Meet the researchers behind the literacy program for young adults with intellectual disability

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Latch-On (Literacy And Technology, Hands-On) is a two-year literacy program for young adults with intellectual disability to develop to their potential, and continue the journey of lifelong learning. Latch-On was initiated and designed by Karen B. Moni PhD and Anne Jobling PhD at the University of Queensland School of Education as … Read More

UniQuest and its’ role with the Latch-On Program

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UniQuest, Australia’s leading university commercialising entity, manages the intellectual property of The University of Queensland (UQ). We drive UQ’s impact agenda, helping researchers protect and commercialise their intellectual property to achieve profound commercial and social benefit. Our commercialisation impact makes … Read More