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Summit on Global Research, Innovation and Education in Assistive Technology

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Assistive technology – which groups together assistive products spanning from eye glasses and wheelchairs to sophisticated automated systems – is a critical and cost-effective Continue reading the story...

Program for Assistive Technology Conference Announced

RESNA’s 2017 Conference, AT Innovations Across the Lifespan, will offer over 50 workshop presentations on best practices in assistive technology over three days, June 28, 29, and 30. Workshop topics Continue reading the story...

GAATES Participating at the Assistive Technology Conference in Sharjah

SHARJAH, UAE: The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) is participating in International Conference on Assisitive Technology 2017 (AT TOPIA), March 9-11, in Sharjah, Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA in Sharjah

SHARJAH, UAE: The Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA 2017, which will take place in Sharjah, UAE, March 9-11, 2017 at the Sharjah Expo Center, organized by Continue reading the story...

32nd Annual Conference on Assistive Technology

Thousands of people from around the globe are expected to return to San Diego later this month to participate in the world’s largest event dedicated to Continue reading the story...

Third Annual Assistive Technology Conference – Feb 17

MACOMB, IL: Western Illinois University will host the third annual Assistive Technology Conference from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 in Horrabin Hall, room 1. The conference Continue reading the story...

UM Showcases Assistive Technology to International Fellows

MISSOULA: Nine fellows from Laos, as part of SportsUnited, learned about assistive technology during their visit to the University of Montana in November. MonTECH, housed in UM’s Continue reading the story...

Enable Ireland and Disability Federation Ireland Launch Discussion Paper on the Future of Assistive Technology

Enable Ireland and the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) launched a discussion paper on Assistive Technology (AT) for People with Disabilities and Older People. Ireland has Continue reading the story...

AIISH conducts hackathon on assistive technology for persons with disabilities

MYSURU, INDIA: All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) is seeking to tap into the talent of engineering students and faculty to help persons with Continue reading the story...

Policy on assistive technology for persons with disabilities sought

MYSURU, INDIA: K.G. Satheesh Kumar, director of the Centre for Assistive Technology and Innovation, National Institute of Speech and Hearing, Thiruvananthapuram, has stressed the need for Continue reading the story...

White House showcases inclusive design, assistive technology and prosthetics

The White House hosted a Design For All Showcase that celebrated inclusive design, assistive technology, and prosthetics by recognizing the work and experiences of designers, engineers, Continue reading the story...

Learning through assistive technology

CHENNAI, INDIA: A computer, a tablet or a pair of headphones can actually help children with dyslexia. As much as we frown upon technology and its Continue reading the story...

New USU Assistive Technology Lab Opens in Roosevelt

Utah State University’s Assistive Technology Lab, which helps people with disabilities by providing tailor-made devices and technology, has expanded its footprint to one of the school’s Continue reading the story...

Windows 10 continue to be a free to assistive technology users

The Windows 10 free upgrade period has ended for the majority of users. But Microsoft is extending the offer for users who use assistive technologies, such Continue reading the story...

Singapore to provide persons with disabilities better access to assistive technology

The Singapore government announced during the E2Connect 2016 forum that people with disabilities, as well as Voluntary Welfare Organizations (VWOs), will soon have greater access to Continue reading the story...

More companies focusing on assistive technology with Braille

For a long time, assistive technology for people with vision disabilities has mostly centered on audio options like Apple’s Siri, but a new trend is emerging Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Loan Program Launched in New York

WASHINGTON: National Disability Institute (NDI), in partnership with Spring Bank and Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS), announced the launch of an Assistive Technology (AT) Loan Program Continue reading the story...

Conference to Feature Latest Assistive Technology for Persons with Disabilities

California State University, Northridge’s 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference is dedicated to presenting and exploring new ways technology can assist people with Continue reading the story...

Freedom Scientific and Optelec Join Forces in Assistive Technology Merger

ST. PETERSBURG, FL: Freedom Scientific and Optelec announced today that the two companies have merged to create the world’s largest assistive technology provider for people with Continue reading the story...

Two day Assistive Technology Exhibition in Dubai

DUBAI: Al Noor Training Centre for Childen with Special Needs has announced that it will, next month, organise a two-day exhibition to highlight the importance of Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Expo – October 26 – 27

The 2015 Adirondack Assistive Technology Expo will be sponsored by Clarkson University’s Department of Occupational Therapy on October 26 and 27 at the Wild Center in Continue reading the story...

$500,000 Investment to Launch the Assistive Technology Challenge to Improve Communication for People with ALS

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The ALS Association, in partnership with Prize4Life, is pleased to announce The ALS Assistive Technology Challenge to revolutionize communication technology solutions for people living Continue reading the story...

First assistive technology expo on way in Dubai

DUBAI: How assistive technology can improve functional capabilities of people with disabilities and empower them to reach their highest potential will be highlighted at an inaugural Continue reading the story...

Al Noor Training Centre organizes expo on assistive technology

DUBAI: Al Noor Training Centre is organising the ‘Al Noor Assistive Tech-X 2015’, a two-day expo dedicated to creating awareness on how assistive technology can improve Continue reading the story...

NISH to set up India’s first Assistive Technology center

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the wake of transforming into India’s only university for rehabilitation science and disability studies, the National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), has initiated Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Center to be Set up

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA:  The National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) has partnered with Federal Bank to set up an Assistive Technology (AT) Centre at the institute Continue reading the story...

Understanding the assistive technology needs of people with mobility disabilities

A team of researchers at University of Wollongong (UOW) is working to understand the mobility issues experienced by people over the age of 55 who are Continue reading the story...

University of Montana to Host MonTECH Assistive Technology Open House

MISSOULA: The University of Montana will host MonTECH’s Assistive Technology Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in the Curry Health Services Continue reading the story...

WIU’s First Assistive Technology Conference Feb 13

MACOMB, IL: The Western Illinois University Center for Exceptional Children (CEC) will hold its first Assistive Technology Conference on the WIU-Macomb campus, Friday, Feb. 13. The daylong, Continue reading the story...

ASAP Systems Establishes a Smart Inventory System for Tracking Assistive Technology in School Districts

SAN JOSE: ASAP Systems, a prominent provider of stock inventory and fixed asset tracking solutions, makes a breakthrough in Educational Services by effectively automating MCES’s inventory Continue reading the story...

Seminar on Assistive Technology

KOCHI, INDIA: An assistive technology seminar, jointly organized by the Ernakulam district committee of the Kerala Federation of the Blind and its youth forum, will be Continue reading the story...

Assistive technology center opened

MUSCAT: A new center offering Assistive Technology and specialized rehabilitation for people with disabilities has opened in Oman, the first of its kind in the region. The Continue reading the story...

Assistive Technology Training Programs

The Center on Disabilities sponsors national and international assistive technology training programs to expand the knowledge base of professionals, and introduce newcomers to the disability field. These Continue reading the story...

TabTimer launches new website for assistive technology

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: TabTimer Reminders has just launched its new website for people living with disabilities. Since 2009 TabTimer has been supplying reminder devices for people with Continue reading the story...

International Conference on Assistive Technology

BANGKOK: The 8th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2014) to be held from 6th – 8th Aug 2014 in Bangkok Metropolitan (Pathum Continue reading the story...

Samsung announces three assistive technology accessories to improve Galaxy accessibility

SEOUL, KOREA: Samsung announced three smartphone accessories that should improve accessibility on certain Galaxy mobile devices for users who are blind or low vision. The Ultrasonic Continue reading the story...

Assistive technology program helps people with disabilities

WASHINGTON: In a small office on the second floor of the Pentagon’s “D” ring, the world’s largest provider of assistive technologies helps thousands of wounded service Continue reading the story...

Assistive technology conference in Guam

GUAM: The Guam System for Assistive Technology is preparing to host a conference themed “The Evolution of Assistive Technology: Celebrating 20 Years of Making It Happen”. Former Continue reading the story...

Low-cost assistive technology a boon for persons with disabilities

INDIA: The low-cost assistive technology is very helpful for designing devices needed for persons with disabilities, Prof. Therese Willkomm has observed. Participating in a workshop on Assistive Continue reading the story...

Universal Design and Assistive Technology Conference

NEW DELHI: Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) will be organizing UniDAT to be held on 19 to 21 December 2013. Under the theme Universal Design and Continue reading the story...
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