BATA will be holding its 2017 Annual General Meeting at Barclays Bank, 1 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HP on Thursday February 9 betweenRead More
In order to join the Special Interest Groups please send an email stating which group or groups you wish to join. An invite for eachRead More
There has been a big downturn in the number of students applying for Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs) following the introduction of a £200 levy towardsRead More
Assistive technology (AT) organisations have backed efforts to set up an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Assistive Technology composed of MPs with an interest inRead More
Microsoft has appointed an assistive technology specialist to head its accessibility activities in the UK. Hector Minto, formerly of BATA member Tobii Technology, has beenRead More
The following letter from executive director John Lamb imvites disabled students to take part in a survey of their opinions about changes to the wayRead More
BATA is going to set up a YouTube channel in conjunction with our new website. The YouTube Channel will consist of videos supplied by ourRead More
Mobile phones and computers will be free of VAT if they are preloaded with software designed solely for the use of disabled people, says HMRC.Read More
8 June 2016, University of Salford, Manchester BATA rate: £199 + VAT Delegates attending The Future of Assistive Technology Summit and Exhibition will learn aboutRead More
The Government wants to know what assistive technology people are using to access GOV.UK, its single portal for government services. The Government Digital Service (GDS)Read More
The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) is offering a certificate in accessibility with exams for UK candidates available in London on 22 June and 7 July.Read More
BATA memberr Inclusive Technology has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its success in exporting around the world. The Oldham, Lancashire-based company, founded byRead More
A research survey to discover how much revenue UK businesses are losing due to disabled customers finding their websites inaccessible, has been launched today byRead More
Removing Barriers to Learning and Work is the theme of a new conference supported by BATA and with discounted conference entrance and exhibition packages availableRead More
The past year has been a busy one. The Government continues to see assistive technology as an easy target for savings on welfare budgets.  Read More
Identifying the barriers For a significant proportion of people, as many as 1 in 5, the barriers to accessing workplace systems are so great thatRead More
Yesterday’s DSA Student I have to work harder than non-disabled students which means I rely more on university support and have to spend more timeRead More
BATA was one of a number of organisatiions called on by MP Paul Maynard, founder of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Disabled Young People, toRead More
BATA council member Sal Cooke has been awarded an OBE for services to further education accessibility and inclusion. Sal has taught in schools and inRead More
The dyslexic peer Lord Addington has warned that disabled students could drop out of university if there is a reduction of the technical support providedRead More