Resources

Research and global academic collaboration are central to GAATO's work. Below is a selection of resources from our global AT activity.

GAATO @ Global Disability Summit 16 February 2022

GLOBAL GRAND CHALLENGES IN 

AT OUTCOMES - UPDATE 

Link to Grand Challenges page.

You can watch a video recording of the webinar featuring the longlist results of the GAATO Outcomes project by clicking the YouTube link.

GAATO GLOBAL GRAND CHALLENGES IN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY OUTCOMES 

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 @ RENSA 2020

Full conference proceedings can be found in the link.

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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
Free to download

 

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