Maria Metaxa received the Diploma degree in Primary Education of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2016, and the M.Sc. degree in Education Sciences- Learning Technologies by the same university. She has also received training in the education of individuals with special needs by University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki. She now is a Research Associate in the Lab of Medical Physics Laboratory, Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (medphys.med.auth.gr). She is working in various research projects like LLM Care (www.llmcare.gr), DS Leisure (www.dsleisure.eu) and DS Ageing. Her research interests include the exploitation of technology tools and assistive technologies with emphasis on healthcare, cognitive empowerment and social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities.