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Coventry college is part of parliamentary advisory group

Hereward College in Coventry is one of the founding members of a newly formed All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Assistive Technology and will be at the forefront of changes in policy in this area. APPGs are an informal group of members of both Houses of Parliament who join together to pursue a particular topic or interest.  Members of the ... Read More »

16 year olds to drive cars at Kit4Kidz2Adultz Exhibition

The Kit4Kidz2Adultz Exhibition in Leeds on 5 October will give people who are 16 years old or over who get or have applied for the enhanced rate of the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The minimum age in the UK for driving a car is 17 years old, unless you receive the higher rate mobility component of the Disability Living ... Read More »

Inaugural event from ATEC hailed as a great success

Barclays sponsored a landmark event in May for those working in the field of assistive technology. Over 220 disability professionals met at Jury’s Inn in Oxford for the first Assistive Technology Exhibition and Conference (ATEC). This is an exciting but challenging time for those who work in the post 16 sector with changes to the Disabled Students’ Allowance and Access ... Read More »

Headphones Support Deaf Children’s Charity

There are over 45,000 deaf children in the UK mostly born to hearing parents with no experience of how to communicate with a deaf person.  The National Deaf Children’s Charity, who help deaf children and their familes thrive by providing impartial practical and emotional support, is to receive pledges from a specialist manufacturer of Hearing Loss products. For the next ... Read More »

RSLSteeper defines “AT” in new video

RSLSteeper, the UK’s leading provider of assistive technology products and services for the home user, has launched a new groundbreaking video to demystify the issues surrounding Assistive Technology. Read More »