The Convergence of Technology and Welfare: Effect of the Development of ICT on the Work Environment and Job Placement for People with Disabilities

기술과 복지의 융합: 정보통신기술(ICT)의 발전이 장애인 근무환경과 직무배치에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2019.06.01
  • Accepted : 2019.07.20
  • Published : 2019.07.28


The development of information and communication technology(ICT) has made our lives more convenient and has caused many changes in various areas of our lives.. In particular, ICT enables information and physical accessibility of people with disabilities and eliminates the inconvenience of entry into the labor market, and ICT-based teleworking has improved employ-ability for people with disabilities by facilitating physical accessibility away from traditional work environments and job assignments. This paper presents some domestic and foreign cases of teleworking for the people with disabilities. Also it states several suggestions, as developing jobs in ICT field, educating and training of its field, and making related documents and supporting systems for activating ICT-based work environment and job placement.


ICT;Teleworking;Information Gap;Working Environment for People with Disabilities;Job Development and Placement for People with Disabilities

Table 1. Digital Information Level of People with Disabilities

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