About

GAATO is dedicated to furthering the advancement of global AT.

Mission

Our mission is to advance the field of assistive technology (AT) and rehabilitation engineering (RE) to benefit people with disabilities and functional limitations of all ages.

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Vision

As global alliance members we are committed to working towards equitable and reliable access to assistive technology through collaborative research, policy advocacy, education and awareness raising.

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Executive Board of Directors 

Board Members

Luc de Witte

President

AAATE

Andrea van Hook 

Vice-President

RESNA

Esther Dakin-Poole

Secretary

BATA

Inhyuk Moon

Treasurer

RESKO

Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf

Secretary-General

Ex-Officio

Kathy
Cheng

TREATS

Ritsuya Katsura 

RESJA

Natasha Layton

ARATA

Silvana Contepomi

AATA

Hetal
Tripathi

IAAT

Establishment of GAATO

Accountability & Governance

Financial Reporting