Mada – Assistive Technology Center Qatar is a private institution for public benefit, which was founded in 2010 as an initiative that aims at promoting digital inclusion and building a technology-based community that meets the needs of persons with functional limitations (PFLs) – persons with disabilities (PWDs) and the elderly in Qatar. Mada today is the world’s Center of Excellence in digital access in Arabic.
Qatar has ranked 1st
worldwide in the Digital Accessibility Rights Evaluation Index 2020
Dare Index Report
The Unified Arabic Braille Portal from Mada Center, aims to develop the Arabic Braille table in math and science signs/ symbols, as well as to develop the first eight-dots Arabic computer braille table to take advantage of Its multiple features, such as writing or reading a single code in a single cell and supporting some computer signs.
Hamad’s Success Story
Mada Assistive Technology Portal
Mada Innovation Program Website
Digital Accessibility Services
Mada Strategic Sectors
Mada enables the education sector to ensure an inclusive education
system at all levels and lifelong learning through ICT.
Community and Culture
Mada works to enable equal basis for PwDs and the elderly to take part in cultural life in line with the Arabic identity via ICT. The Center also supports the provision of opportunities for PwDs and the elderly to use their creative, artistic and intellectual potential independently.