Jaime Ribeiro holds a PhD and a specialization in Multimedia in Education from the University of Aveiro and a degree in Occupational Therapy from the School of Health Technologies of Oporto. Is a Professor and Coordinator of National and International Mobility at the School of Health Sciences of the Polytechnic of Leiria. Integrates the Coordinating Committee for Occupational Therapy of the RACS – CPLP: Academic Network of Health Sciences. Teaches in the area of Applied Research, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation, Special Education and Assistive Technologies. Is a member of the Research Centre on Didactics and Technology in the Education of Trainers (CIDTFF) and of Portuguese Society of Rehabilitation Engineering, Assistive Technologies and Accessibility (SUPERA). Integrates the Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (CiTechCare) and the Inclusion and Accessibility in Action Research Unit (iACT). His research focuses on the qualitative approach in research, health, rehabilitation, cognitive rehabilitation, Functionality, disabilities, teacher training in the use of ICT in Education of Students with Special Educational Needs, Assistive Technologies, use of technologies in teaching and learning processes and ageing. Integrates national and European projects related to Rehabilitation and Education.
Has several scientific publications and communications in the area of Qualitative Research, Assistive Technologies, ICT, ICT in Special Education, Digital Educational Resources, Teacher Training, Health, Ageing, Occupational Therapy, Accessibility and Usability