The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology aims to disseminate knowledge, generate debate and facilitate engagement on assistive technology amongst Members of both Houses of Parliament.
The APPG will do this through holding events in Parliament, bringing experts together for roundtable discussions and briefings, contributing to government consultations, and promoting the group and its activities amongst parliamentarians.
American and British AT organisations meet in Parliament
12 June 2018
The APPGAT welcomed the boards of both the British and American assistive technology associations for a meeting to foster closer ties between UK and US assistive technology sector. The meeting was chaired by Noel Duffy of Dolphin Computer Access who sits on the boards of BATA (British Assistive Technology Association) and the American ATIA (Assistive Technology Trade Association), as well as the advisory board of the APPGAT itself. Participants discussed the policy and market contexts for AT in the two countries and the roles of sector organisations in promoting trade, international cooperation and effective policy around AT. Read more …