Louis-Pierre Auger

Winner, 2019 IDeA Canada Competition

Attitudinal / Systemic barriers

Louis-Pierre Auger graduated from Université de Sherbrooke in 2013 with a Master’s degree in occupational therapy. He has been practising occupational therapy at Villa Medica Rehabilitation Hospital for six years, mainly with patients who have suffered a stroke. Mr. Auger became interested in the development of best practices for sexual rehabilitation in stroke patients during his Master’s studies in rehabilitation sciences. Now a doctoral student in rehabilitation sciences at Université de Montréal, he will spend his time creating and disseminating an ongoing education course designed to give occupational therapists the tools they need to integrate issues of sexuality into their clinical practice. Mr. Auger’s research interests relate to sexuality, strokes, and knowledge transfer.


In conversation with the 2019 IDeA (Innovative Design for Accessibility) winners

07/11/2019 13.30 - 14.10

BeginnerGreen stageBreakout session

How do we use technology to make society better for all? Each year, the IDeA (Innovative Design for Accessibility) awards showcase outstanding innovations that use technology to make the world more accessible for everyone.

In this series of case study presentations, three IDeA winners will discuss how they identified accessibility issues and potential solutions, what they did to understand...