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Raising the awareness of assistive technology

Monday 22 May 2017

Assistive technology has come of age when members of parliament decide the time is right to set up a group dedicated to the field.

Unleashing true potential through AT

Wednesday 17 May 2017

In the UK, the government has made great strides in improving the lives of the disabled from an early age. The government’s Disabled Students’ Allowances and Access to Work schemes ensure that those with dyslexia continue to be supported throughout their life.

Ensuring a safe and more satisfying old age

Friday 12 May 2017

Everyone experiences impairments to their sight, hearing, cognitive powers and mobility as they get older: over 65s represent the largest group of disabled people.

Speaker launches All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology

Wednesday 10 May 2017

BATA is one of the founding members of a newly formed All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology and will be at the forefront of changes in policy in this area.

NHS takes stock of campaign to give disabled patients greater access

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Adoption is the priority for NHS’ Accessible Information Standard: delegates look for more stick and carrot at AbilityNet conference

BBC highlights experiences of disabled people as workers and consumers

Monday 08 May 2017

The BBC is exploring the experiences of disabled people in the workforce and as consumers in a week of special news coverage entitled Disability Works.

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.

BATA Aims for 2017

Sunday 29 January 2017

BATA has achieved a lot in 2016 but 2017 and beyond looks even more exciting as we see the following aims develop: