Participation in leisure is crucial for both healthy development, and quality of life. This is a right of all children, as stated by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children. Jooay is an app that facilitates access to leisure for children and youth of all abilities.
Jooay is an app that helps children with disabilities and their families to locate leisure opportunities that are: Accessible, suit their needs and abilities, match their preferences, and can help them develop and participate in society. Jooay uses the location of your device to find activities that are close and easily accessible to you and your family. The app allows you to quickly and conveniently view: location, program description, accessibility, timeframes, accessibility features, cost, and much more! The app lists activities separated in the following categories:
Sports, arts, camps, and other resources that aim to aid children and their families get involved with leisure in the easiest, most accessible way to them.
Users can also add comments and submit ratings for the different activities, and interact with other users through social media.
Information about childhood disabilities and links to other resources can also be found in the App settings.
New activities and programs will be added regularly, and users, as well as service providers can submit suggestions to add new programs and enhance all around user experience!