BATA News

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Events

Trip to the Lebanon

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Council Member and Director Myles Pilling takes a trip to Lebanon to give a speech on Assistive Technology at the ABLE Summit in Beirut

BATA unveils a new look website

Saturday 06 April 2019

Are old website looked good but had a few problems so we have built this from scratch based on the look and feel of the old site.

TechAbility 2018 Conference

Thursday 18 October 2018

TechAbility 2018 Conference took place on 16th October. Great event with NatSpec representing specialist schools, colleges and further education colleges in the UK. This is the second conference and the focus was on Assistive Technology. BATA members were among the suppliers represented at the event. Paul Doyle (Hereward College) & Myles Pilling ( BATA Council) were speaking at the event which attracted over 100 attendees. 

10.5 miles, 9 walkers and a cyclist!

Saturday 16 June 2018

The  sponsored walk was a huge success both in fundraising and in team building

See you at Naidex

Friday 16 February 2018

Naidex, Europe’s most established disability, rehabilitation and independent living event is taking shape.

BETT 2018

Friday 19 January 2018

BETT is the largest educational show in the UK and Europe.

NASEN honours SEN practitioners

Monday 18 September 2017

The National Association of Special Educational Needs (NASEN) charity, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, will be making its first annual awards to schools, colleges and individual professionals at a black tie ceremony in London at the Museum of London on October 19.

Sponsored walk - "Putting BATA on the Map!"

Sunday 10 September 2017

Disabled people are often prevented from making the most of their lives because of the barriers that stop them working and taking part in everyday activities. Assistive technology can change that.

DSA Summit takes the high ground

Thursday 31 August 2017

Chair Antony Ruck reminded the 30 delegates at BATA's recent Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA) Summit in Northampton that DSA had enabled the UK to be a forerunner in supporting students, and that modernisation was appropriate, but needed to be carried out sensitively.  The UK AT industry leads the world, and initiatives like the DSA and Access to Work have wider benefits than just the immediate effect, and has implications across the economy and social care, he said.

BATA to sponsor independent living show

Friday 03 February 2017

BATA is partnering with the Naidex exhibition for its return to the NEC Birmingham over the 28th to 30th of March.