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T4I 2018 conference call now open

The T4I board are pleased to announce the call for submissions for T4I 2018. This year we are calling for research and practice submissions on any current area of Assistive Technology and provision. Submissions of 200 to 900 words using the now established T4I format. The T4I website: t4iconference.org.uk The full call: t4iconference.org.uk/assets/docs/T4I%20call.pdf


Participating in the European InLife project – perspectives from a university and social care institution

The InLife project – INdependent LIving support Functions for the Elderly – ran for three years and concluded in February 2018 with an online platform for ICT services supporting older adults living with dementia. Dr. Sarah Kate Smith, researcher at the University of Sheffield and Belinda Black, Chief Executive of Sheffcare, who manages a number […]



GAAD and AAATE – towards a common goal

Whether it is raising awareness about accessibility – what it is, why it is needed, what it looks like in real life, or promoting the development of assistive technology – explaining what it is, who needs it and how to deliver it, GAAD and AAATE work towards a common goal: making products and services, and […]


Call for Bids for the AAATE Conference 2019

Call now open: Downloads: Letter of President Guidelines for bids for AAATE Conferences_19 Annexes Should you need further clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact our presidetn: l.p.dewitte@sheffield.ac.uk.  


AATC 2018 – Australian Assistive Technology Conference

SAVE THE DATE! – The 2018 Australian Assistive Technology Conference (AATC 2018) hosted by the Australian Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology Association (ARATA), will be held from Wednesday 14th November to Friday 16th November 2018 inclusive, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Marking 25 years of ARATA, the Conference theme is Experiences, Opportunities and Innovation. ARATA is […]


Handicap 2018 : the French speaking conference about AT

The Handicap 2018 conference (10th Handicap conference), entitled Recherches pluridisciplinaires pour l’autonomie des personnes en situation de handicap (Multidisciplinary research for the autonomy of people with disabilities), will take place in Paris from 13 to 15 June 2018 (Porte de Versailles), in parallel with the exhibition Autonomic-Paris. Handicap 2018 is the leading French speaking conference […]


Endorsement of draft resolution EB142/CONF./2 “Improving access to assistive technology”

The Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE) calls upon all European governments to endorse in the executive board meeting of the WHO (22-27/01/2018) in Geneva the draft resolution EB142/CONF./2 “Improving access to assistive technology” as proposed by Algeria, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Pakistan, Philippines, […]


European Day of Speech and Langauge Therapy 06.03.18

Each year on March 6th, CPLOL (Standing Liaison Committee of E.U. Speech and Language Therapists and Logopedists) celebrates European Day of SLT (Speech and Langauge Therapy). This year, the clinical theme for European day is AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). The aim of the day is to organise events to raise awareness amongst other professionals […]