Monthly Archives for February 2016

Report from the International Stakeholder Forum 2015

On September 11 2015, the AAATE arranged an international stakeholder forum, as a session during the 2015 AAATE conference in Budapest. During the session, results from a survey among AAATE National Contact Persons were presented, followed by a discussion with a panel consisting of persons representing different stakeholders. During the discussion, the audience were invited […]

InLife First International Workshop

INdependent LIving support Functions for the Elderly Medetel, Luxembourg April 7 th 2016 How can comprehensive support for independent living and mobility of older people with cognitive impairments be achieved across Europe? What are their and their families/ carers primary needs, concerns and expectations from digital technologies and services? The InLife response to these questions […]

Notes from GATE workshop in September 2015

On September 9th 2015, before the AAATE Conference in Budapest, the WHO GATE Initiative held a network meeting. In the evening there was an informal working dinner allowing for interaction among the participants. Representatives of international organizations and high-level experts made short 5 minute speeches, sharing their view on the strategic aims for the AT sector […]

INOVATELL – free inovative touchless computer control tool and computer literacy training programme for persons with severe physical motor disabilities.

Check it out at Learning programme: Computer literacy programme: Windows 8; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Internet (search, e-mail, web applications).Remote computer control tool: Free download of remote control tool! Requirements for the hardware: A Windows 8 or 10 mobile or desktop computer; webcam (standard USB or built-in camera).Knowledge management center: User manuals, lessons learned […]

Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015. Commemoration event on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015 UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France from 10.00 to 17.30 UNESCO looks to promote International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December) and celebrates the extraordinary potential of […]

The 2nd call for research proposals in the ASSISTID programme is now open!

ASSISTID is an EU Marie Curie research programme coordinated by the DOCTRID Research Institute ( The ASSISTID programme offers a unique opportunity for researchers from a variety of disciplines to submit an original research project in their area of interest around Assistive Technology for Intellectual Disability (ID) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASSISTID will fund […]