UK Government Puts a Spotlight on Atech to Help Disabled People – But Is It Doing Enough? | In the News

A new disability action plan published by the government will attempt to raise awareness of assistive technology (ATech) in a bid to bring “life-changing” devices to disabled people in the UK. But experts are split on whether the government is doing enough to promote its use.

Rita Soni, Principal Analyst covering impact sourcing and sustainability research at Everest Group, says raising awareness of assistive technologies is insufficient, and that the government needs to ensure affordability and access, as well as standardization, as part of the agenda.

Read more in Tech Monitor.

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