Resources

Research and global academic collaboration is the cornerstone of GAATO's work. Below are a selection of articles and documents that support our focus on the development of the global AT initiative.

GAATO

GLOBAL GRAND CHALLENGE

FOR 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY 

LAUNCHED SEPTEMBER 2020

REGIONAL and 

GLOBAL CONSULTATIONS 2021

Summary document for the

2020 GAATO Grand Challenge during the GAATO@RESNA conference sessions.

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GAATO @ RESNA Conference 2020 Proceedings 

Opening the GATE: systems thinking from the global assistive technology alliance.

Layton, N., Bell, D., Buning, M. E., Chen, S.-C., Contepomi, S., Delgado Ramos, V., Hoogerwerf, E-J., Inoue, T., Moon, I., Seymour, N., Smith, R.O & de Witte, L. (2020). Opening the GATE: systems thinking from the global assistive technology alliance. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 15(5), 484-490. doi:10.1080/17483107.2020.1738565
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From International Assistive Technology Professional Organisations.

Layton, N., Smith, R., Cudd, P., Lee, S., & Okigawa, E. (2017). From International Assistive Technology Professional Organisations. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 13(3), 323-324. doi:10.1080/17483107.2017.1379102

Opening the GATE to inclusion for people with disabilities.

Khasnabis, C., Mirza, Z., & MacLachlan, M. (2015). Opening the GATE to inclusion for people with disabilities. The Lancet, 386(10010), 2229-2230. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01093-4

Assistive products and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

Tebbutt, E., Brodmann, R., Borg, J., MacLachlan, M., Khasnabis, C., & Horvath, R. (2016). Assistive products and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Globalization and Health, 12, 1-6. doi: 10.1186/s12992-016-0220-6

Towards coherence across global initiatives in assistive technology.

Layton, N., MacLachlan, M., Smith, R. O., & Scherer, M. (2020). Towards coherence across global initiatives in assistive technology. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 1-3. doi:10.1080/17483107.2020.1817162