What Matters to Me is an application that allows you to easily describe your special needs as well as the things you want other people to take into account. What Matters to Me makes it easy to communicate these things. Using What Matters to Me increases accessibility and equality in various everyday situations and encounters. Read more about the philosophy behind the application.
To whom? To wheelchair users, people who have intellectual disabilities or autism or brain injury and to many more. Try it for free – you lose nothing!
30 days free trial! (after that only 1,49 € per month)
WAYS OF USE
Going on a trip
Describe what kind of accommodation and services you need. Send a link to your need page in advance and request confirmation.
Hiring an assistant
Describe your needs to make it easier for others to help you the way you need. Send a link in advance to your new assistant.
Participating in events
Make it easy for the event organizer to take into account your special needs. Submit a link to your need page e.g. in the event registration form.
Save your need page to your smartphone's home screen, making it always easy to use. Waiters can easily and quickly see your dietary restrictions and dining needs.
Taking care of a child with special needs
Explain easily how things work best for your child. Send a link in advance to people who are involved in your child's life.
Are social situations and communication with others sometimes difficult? Save your need page to your smartphone's home screen, making it always easy to use. Help customer service personnel to meet your needs by showing it in service situations.
Esa has 40-years old Down Syndrome boy and he explains briefly how What Matters to Me -application is helping both of them to get understood.
Iina, who uses a wheelchair, explains how What Matters to Me -application helps her in everyday life.
Coordinator Matti Koikkalainen from assistance center Sentteri wonders why hasn’t anyone thought of this before?
Innovative and global
You can use ”What Matters to Me” all over the world. Zero Project has ranked this application within a category of innovative practices.