Abilia develops and sells technical aids within the areas of cognition, AAC, Environmental Control and Alarms. Abilia gives people with special needs the possibility to increased independence and taking control over their daily life. We are passionate about creating better conditions for all to live a more fulfilling life. Thanks to 40 years of experience combined with research and evidence we know that our aids make a difference.
Abilia contributes to a sustainable society and supports the global sustainable objectives of the UN through giving people with special needs improved general health conditions, increased participation in the labour market, better learning environments in schools and independent living at home.
Active Communication AG
Active Communication (AC), based in Steinhausen/Switzerland, is a subsidiary of the Swiss Paraplegic Foundation. The Active Communication team is committed to the inclusion and empowerment of handicapped individuals. We are dedicated to enabling these people to participate in social life naturally and to claim the same rights. We help people with physical or cognitive handicaps or neurological disorders to develop a voice, access to communication and learning, more independence, empowerment and participation. From digital communication tools, iPads and tablets with apps all the way to eye control devices we are always searching for the most effective and suitable solution to help handicapped individuals in achieving their goals. Under the brand Rednet Active Communication is also represented in the European market. We are benefiting from many years of experience and a wide network of supply partners all over Europe.
Adapt4you arises to enhance the technology access and it allows this access to be a right for everybody. As the name implies, we have solutions developed by the company, adapted to each case and each person.
The focus is on digital accessibility, which is accessibility to technology. We will always meet the needs, gaps and shortages to make it more accessible to everyone. We also do training about digital accessibility. We are contributing to a more inclusive digital world!
Alt is the home of the Clevy brand, and the Benelux distributor for a range of niche IT/AT products.
We develop and deliver special solutions for specific people, provide them with needs-driven technology, sourced from all over the world.
Optimal solutions for professionals with demanding tasks, from healthcare to education and from dental to assistive technology.
We put the soft in hardware and our soul in solutions because we believe in a fair, inclusive future – a future where everyone has equal opportunities.
Control. Alt. Create.
The Anastasis Social Cooperative Society is a not-for-profit software house and training centre based in Bologna, Italy, that provides software, online services and training for people with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.
Our core products are class-leading software with TTS for dyslexia and reading impairments aimed at supporting children and young users with learning difficulties, and a professional online rehabilitation suite.
ANDITEC is a Portuguese Company in the market of Assistive Technology since 1991, with an emphasis in the area of Assistive Technology for Complex Communication Needs. Along the years ANDITEC has been involved in R&D (national, iberoamerican and european ) Projects. Members of the staff of ANDITEC provide specialized training for professionals ( Special Education and Rehabilitation) as well as assessment of end users for the prescription and use of AT.
Atabi was created to rise awarness of DAT need in society and Description secure voices to Polish non-verbal citizens.
Atabi conductes consultations, trainings and workshops on
alternative and assistive communication (AAC) and the use of assistive technology to support the independence of people with disabilities. We provide individually selected solutions and support their implementation. Atabi is a proud distributor of companies such as Tobii Dynavox, Rehadapt, lnclusive Technology, Rednet.
Assoausili is the only Italian Association which comprises most of the companies operating in the Italian Assistive Technologies Market. It was founded in 2003 and currently has ten members.
Recently we were involved as advisors for these Institutions:
Ministero della Salute,
Ufficio Programmazione Sanitaria;
Commissione Affari Sociali,
Aventido Limited as a UK based international B2B marketing and PR agency. We combine creativity, experience, insight and innovation to deliver client growth through effective marketing, branding and PR in the Assistive Technology sector.
Working in partnership with companies from across Europe and the rest of the world, we develop and deliver integrated marketing solutions across all mediums – exhibitions, seminars, meetings, social media, webinars and online events. We also provide distribution services and advise on reseller relationships, sector opportunities, market trends, and competitor analysis.
Barry Bennett Ltd (Applicant)
Barry Bennett Ltd are the UK’s leading Assistive Technology Service Provider (ATSP) to students in receipt of the Disabled Students’ allowance. With over 26 years’ experience, we have developed a thorough understanding of the differing requirements and support available to students within the higher education sector and currently support over 13,000 students per annum. We also have a dedicated team of support workers who provide specialist one-to-one support for disabled students in education throughout the UK.
We supply assistive technology hardware and software and our dedicated team of trainers and installation technicians are DBS checked and specialise in working with students with visual and hearing impairments, learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health issues.
Where necessary we provide chaperones, female only trainers, carer support training and translators for hearing impaired students.
Our dedicated ergonomic assessors carry out ergonomic assessments and we provide a full portfolio of recommended products including ergonomic chairs, desks and accessories.
British Assistive Technology Association
The British Assistive Technology Association, founded in 2010, is the leading organisation campaigning for the interests of assistive technology users and of those who support them in the UK. Our aims are to:
- Campaign for the rights and interests of those needing assistive technology
- Provide expert and impartial support and advice to government departments and agencies
- Educate and inform widely on the benefits of assistive technology
- Promote British Assistive Technology products and expertise at home and overseas
- Develop the professionalism of those working with assistive technology
Membership of BATA is open to anyone wanting to promote the use of assistive technology for people who have a disability. This includes users, carers, professionals, charities, local authorities, schools, colleges, universities and companies working in the field.
BEH – Bundesfachverband Elektronische Hilfsmittel e. V.
The BEH (Bundesfachverband Elektronische Hilfsmittel) is the German assistive technology industry association.
The BEH was founded in 1997 and represents over 90% of the German manufacturers and service providers in the AT market.
Even if we are a small association, we are one of the 16 officially accredited associations, able to negotiate with the government and the statutory health Insurance. Our organization is connected to all other important stakeholders.
Joining consultations of the legislative process helps to influence new laws. We help to keep the official catalog of aids (HMV) updated and we are part of different committees. The BEH is negotiating contracts with the statutory health insurance for its members.
B.I.T.T. Services Ltd (Applicant)
At B.I.T.T. Services we empower individuals through quality and bespoke services by enabling them to manage their challenges, work independently and gain confidence.
With over 16 years of experience we have a proven track record of supporting people, including those who qualify for UK government funded schemes such as the Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) and Access to Work (AtW). Our in-dept knowledge on a range of disabilities, neurodiverse conditions and mental health difficulties enable us to provide a tailored service proposition to adults in Higher Education and or the Workplace. Our support allows individuals to enhance their capabilities and manage barriers they may face by utilising the technologies and strategies available to them.
BJLive! is one of the top companies in the manufacturing of a wide range of assistive technology as well as multi-sensory rooms. Founded in 2002 by Joaquín Romero, who suffered from multiple sclerosis, BJLive! is specialized in the design and development of solutions such as: access to devices (computer, social media, WhatsApp, etc.); multi-sensory environments (always customized for meeting the exact needs); products to encourage participation for all, and environmental control for increasing the level of independence. Our team is made up of passionate and spirited engineers, designers, occupational therapists, education specialists, programmers, developers, and experts in marketing and communication; all of them committed to make a positive impact on the quality of the life of any person with a disability or special need. Our mission is to make their lives easier and provide them with opportunities to be happier.
Cenomy is the specialist and market leader in France providing Assistive technologies for disabled persons to win autonomy in their lives.
The company has acquired on May 31st, 2018 , the „aides electroniques“ department from Proteor , a global leader in Orthopedic systems.
Cenomy, through its regional implantations and Expert consultants, its customer support, after-sale support team is eager to offer the best solutions to its partners and customers.
Claro Software develops Assistive Technology, software for people with disabilities such as print and reading difficulties like dyslexia, to help them achieve all they can.
Claro Software was founded by entrepreneur Dave Stevens and assistive technology expert Professor Paul Blenkhorn in 2004. From 2018 has been owned by leading Norwegian assistive technology company, Lingit AS. Lingit are spelling and linguistic experts and their technology complements Claro Softwares strengths.
We are experts in speech synthesis, word prediction, spell checking and switch access, and combine them to make innovative, easy-to-use products on Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac, Google Chromebook, iPad and iPhone, Android, and on the Web.
Code-Q Oy is a Finnish software company founded in 2013. We design and manufacture software related to speech recognition, speech synthesis and accessibility. During 2014 we developed our first accessibility software speech controlled mobile phone assistant DialoQ Mobile. Since that we have developed several solutions to help communication, environmental control, and computer usage. With our DialoQ accessibility software solutions users can control devices and communicate by using their speech, assistive switches, or voice. DialoQ software products are used daily by hundreds of users at schools, homes, and offices.
United Arab Emirates
Consort World offers a complete range of Assistive Technology (AT) products and solutions, including Tobii Eye Trackers for both Eye Gaze Control and Eye Tracking Research (ET). Since the start in 2006, we have grown to become a renowned and trusted name in the field of Assistive Technology and Eye Tracking. We now represent around 30 international companies serving the demand of the Arab speaking world, throughout the MENA region.
CSS MicroSystems GmbH
CSS MicroSystems develops, produces and sells assistive technology for people with disabilities and secure call systems for homecare and hospitals. We are thrilled to use high-tech wisely. We have received multiple awards for this. The focus is on products for environmental control, assistive call for clinic and care as well as computer access.
Dagesh Assistive Technology specialize in Assessment, Training and Implementation of technologies that assist people with special needs. Our goal is to improve the quality of life of people with motor and cognitive disability for any age and every condition. We believe that technology is only the tool for special people to express themselves and be able to communicate and work as they choose to.
Dave Banes Access
35 years of experience in supporting people with a disability to achieve access and inclusion in the workplace, education and community. The company is established to bring that extensive experience to support people with a disability across the globe, regardless of need, aspiration or context. Access and Inclusion services offer consultancy and training in all aspects of accessible ecosystem, from policy to hands on training, from awareness to individual assessment and audit. Through our team of associates we form teams to work directly with government departments, ICT providers, non-governmental organisations, employers, schools and colleges to review progress towards inclusion and prepare and support a plan to extend and enhance the current policy and practice .
DH2 Solutions Ltd
Our small, but friendly and knowledgeable team uses their combined experience of over 30 years in the industry to provide you with the best possible service. Our expertise lies in all areas of Assistive Technology, Environmental Controls, Access Control and Computer Access. We can take you step by step from the design of the system, which is customised to individual requirements and environments, right through to installation and aftercare maintenance.
Draeger Lienert GmbH & Co. KG
Draeger Lienert GmbH & Co. KG (DL) is a software engineering company founded in 1989 with exclusive focus on assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering for blind and visually impaired persons. Some of the 15+ technologies developed by DL are as likewise suited for persons with hearing disabilities and motor control deficiencies. DL’s prime focus is on the workplace. DL develops products that enable blind persons to work competitively for the jobs they have, and the jobs they desire. DL products help compensate for computer systems poorly designed for universal use. Such systems impede work progress by otherwise fully capable blind workers. The cross-section of clients spanning the globe includes those working for Government Ministries, Universities, Law Courts (Judges and Lawyers), for companies in Industry, within Authorities and Associations for the Blind or those who are entrepreneurial and self-employed.
E-Glas is a producer and provider of assistive technology and AAC solutions.
It was founded in 2009 at the Science and Technology Park of the University of Rijeka. E-Glas has a strong background in software development, creating desktop and web-based applications that can be used in a special educational needs (SEN) environment.
E-Glas organizes ATAAC conference whose goal is global dissemination of knowledge and best practices in the world of assistive technology (AT) and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
Haltija Group Oy
Haltija’s vision is to be the valued forerunner and reformer of the Finnish wellbeing. We exist to help people live independent life and to reach their full potential regardless of their limitations. Haltija manufactures assistive technology products and devices, like Pikobuttons.
Helpicare by Didacare srl
HELPICARE manufacture and commercialize products for people with disability. We work in the filed of assistive technologies to support the improvement of the quality of life from 2003.
We believe in Professionalism understanding like guarantee of protection for our customers.
We like Sharing ideas in order to solve complex problems. We aim at Reciprocity understanding like the capacity of know that each part have rights and responsibilities
HomeBrace Germany with its headquarters in southern Germany is on a mission to make everyday life easier for people living with a disability. Its technology gives people new-found independence and enables, for example, the independent steering of a wheelchair only via eye movement. The MyEcc software can be used in combination with any eye-controlled communication device or with a headset with integrated sensor designed specifically to track eye movement and move the wheelchair in the direction the person is looking, indoors and out. Also an environment control system is part of the HomeBrace product range. MyEnvi can control all devices in the home environment via infrared or Eldat radio. The variety of operating options is unique in the world: directly via smartphone or tablet, using the joystick of the power wheelchair, by scanning with a sip and puff system or voice input control. Operation via eyegaze control is also possible.
Since 1996 Humanelektronik has been specializing in developing and distributing electronic aids and computer-based systems for people with physical disabilities and neurological disorders. Our goal is to remove barriers in daily life in order to empower people with limited mobility and/or communication skills. Based on a broad product portfolio and highly qualified employees our extensive, customer-focused consulting leads into unique practice-oriented solutions with extraordinary customer value.
DMAC TECHNOLOGIES LTD. Trading as IDEAL TECHNOLOGY
Ideal Technology is a distributor and installer of Assistive Technology, Intruder Alarm, CCTV, Access Control, Nurse-call, and Home Automation Systems.
David Carthy, Managing Director, has over 35 year’s experience in the Disability market.
David is a recognised Expert Witness in Ireland and the UK for providing reports to the High Courts.
David is the developer of VoicemATe, a Voice operated application for Disabled persons to control their Home Automation Systems.
Ideal Technology represents many International manufacturers of Assistive Technology devices in Ireland.
Our staff are fully trained on all our products and offer full technical support. We also offer consultation and assessment facilities, working in conjunction with Architects, Occupational Therapists, Service Providers, and end users.
Inclusive Technology Ltd
Inclusive Technology provide a comprehensive range of assistive technology worldwide – the hardware and software that helps those with special needs to take part in learning, control of their environment and more. Access devices, such as switches, specialist mice, eye trackers and alternative keyboards, enable people with physical or sensory difficulties to use a computer and to communicate. Inclusive Technology software helps develop skills like using a switch, understanding cause and effect, making choices and developing an individual’s ability to communicate their preferences. Our experienced team also provide advice, consultancy and training on SEN issues and ICT solutions.
Invaru is an Estonian wholeseller of a wide selection of technical and rehabilitation aids, skincare and incontinence products and also Assistive Technology products and software. Invaru’s top priority is offering its clients a safe service. This includes helping you select the right aid and teaching you how to use it.
Irisbond creates a new way for humans to communicate through eye-tracking technology. Our advanced software algorithms interpret your eye gaze in order to provide natural, intuitive and hands-free access to information and control over a screen. Together we create the most advanced technology in order to transform the world through the eyes. See it possible.
Kajo Apuvälineet Oy
Kajo Apuvälineet is an experienced Finnish Assistive Technology company. We specialize in installing, servicing and reselling Assistive Technology: Environmental control systems, communication software and different kinds of devices and programs for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. We utilize our experience in day-to-day patient work to design and manufacture Assistive Technology products we believe will be meaningful and usable to their users. We take pride in our reputation for reliability and in the know-how we have acquired through the years.
Launchpad Assistive Technology (Applicant)
Launchpad offers individually tailored, strategy-based assistive tech training for students and professionals. It’s all about making your studies or your workplace feel more manageable, helping you to become more efficient and organised, reduce stress, gain in confidence and realise your full potential.
We want it to be a really rewarding, positive experience where technology is demystified, simplified and a pleasure to use. We will assess your needs and priorities and work together on strategies that will get you seeing results from day one.
Learning Labs includes over 3,500 Labs on assistive technology, study and career skills, accessibility tools and remote working software.
Learning Labs is an e-learning portal designed specifically for assistive technology (AT) users to get the most out of their AT in education, the workplace and in life. Learning Labs was created by a dyslexic entrepreneur alongside neuroscientists and educational psychologist consultants. We understand how the brain thinks and learns, and therefore, how to create the most effective and inclusive e-learning content to support diverse learners in getting the most out of their assistive technology. Ultimately, our goal is to empower learners to realise their full potential in education and in life.
Learning Labs is part of eQuality Solutions, a group of companies that also includes one-to-one AT training provider, e-Quality Learning, and AT solutions provider, Invate.
Leonardo Ausilionline S.r.l.
Leonardo Ausilionline, founded in 1998, is a part of a group (Progettiamo Autonomia) located in Reggio Emilia (Italy) that offers a complete service in the field of assistive devices.
Our firm specializes in assistive technology and offers consulting, sale and training on the use of assistive devices to people with disabilities, their families, teachers and operators in this field.
Our work covers different areas: special access to computer, Augmentative/Alternative communication, educational software, environmental control, low vision.
We select and evaluate many different solutions to find the one which suits our customers’ requirements best.
We circulate information on the above mentioned topics through our website and our newsletters.
Our showroom is available to all people interested to view and test the majority of the aids, with the assistance of our staff.
Neil Cottrell, LexAble founder and a dyslexic, developed the company’s first product Global AutoCorrect in his bedroom at the age of 15! Frustrated with spelling mistakes every time he had to write an assignment, he created a basic programme to solve the problem.
After graduating from university in 2009, Neil went on to refine the product, founded LexAble and launched Global AutoCorrect into the Disabled Student Allowance and Access to Work markets. We have since grown to a team of highly trained technical and customer service individuals, who actively seek feedback from customers. We love solving problems and creating solutions to help support those with disabilities. Hence we also developed another product, Global Tasks - a task management solution designed specifically with dyslexia, mental health and neurodiversity in mind.
LexAble’s products are used at universities, schools and workplaces across the UK and throughout the English speaking world.
In September 2020, LexAble joined Lingit AS – a leading Norwegian assistive technology Group.
England & Wales
Liberator Ltd (Swinstead, UK) was established in 1991 and provides products & services that promote success for individuals who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), their families and their support teams.
Our AAC solutions enable children, teens and adults worldwide to achieve spontaneous, independent, and interactive communication regardless of their disability, literacy level or motor skills.
Our Mission is to enable individuals with speech and language impairments to successfully communicate and interact in their environment.
- Unique, proprietary and world-renowned AAC language systems.
- Unmatched and unwavering support and guidance for clinicians, parents and AAC communicators to learn, grow, and thrive with that system.
- An international network of expert consultants who provide unsurpassed guidance in helping schools, hospitals/clinics, centres and parents to select, learn and optimise the right AAC device, language/vocabulary and accessories for a lifetime of client success.
- Industry-leading training, implementation, service and support.
LIFEtool is located in Linz (Upper Austria) and is a nonprofit organization founded by Diakoniewerk and AIT Austrian Institute of Technology. LIFEtool wants to contribute to opening up the world of computers, which comes so natural to us, to children, teenagers, adults and ageing people who suffer from physical handicaps, learning disabilities or multiple impairments and thus LIFEtool wants to enhance these person’s integration and equal opportunities. The means to achieve this target are research & development, consultation & training and renting & selling of electronic communication systems, individually adapted input devices for the computer, alternative input devices, mouse-simulating devices, special software programs and environment control systems. „It is not the human that has to adapt to technology – but technology that has to adapt to the human.“ CEO David Hofer
MatchWare is the global leader in professional mind mapping and enterprise meeting management solutions. The award winning „MindView“ mind mapping software and „MeetingBooster“ professional meeting management software allow our customers to collaborate, innovate and increase productivity from any device in order achieve greater success throughout an organisation.
Since 1992, MatchWare has provided companies, government institutions, non-government organisations (NGO), academics and individuals with reliable, high-quality, and cost-effective software applications. Our programs include mind mapping, project management, meeting management, and business productivity software.
These programs are designed to provide customers with the tools necessary to better drive, measure and optimize productivity to succeed in today’s always evolving technological environment. MatchWare’s head office is in Denmark with subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, United States and Germany.
Microlink PC (UK) Ltd (Applicant)
We stock the largest range of technology and tools in the UK. Our workplace adjustment service, MiCase is embraced as best practice for some of the largest corporations in the country.
From Dyslexia to Arthritis, to visual and hearing losses, whatever the condition, Microlink can assess, advise, supply, train and support anyone looking to break down a barrier caused by their conditions.
Microlink consults at Government level, wins numerous awards for its dedication and sources the latest technology to deliver a service to their customers that’s second to none.
Whether you’re a large corporation, a small business, a school, a worker, a parent or student, call us today and let us provide the tools you need to not only achieve but thrive.
Our vision is to create an inclusive society which embraces diversity and releases potential to advance humanity.
MK Prosopsis Ltd (Applicant)
MK Prosopsis was founded in 2004 and it is active in 3 countries Cyprus, Greece and Malta
MK Prosopsis Head offices are in Nicosia Cyprus, and branches are in Malta main Island and in Athens Greece
The company main activities are in the Assistive Technology area, but also it includes activities in Eye Tracking Solutions , Academic Technology Lab Solutions (Robotics, TMS, EEG, VR) and Educational Software market, and also provides consultancy and project management services for new technologies to all kind of customers in the industry and academia. Also the company specializes in software localizations.
Note Taking Express Limited
Note Taking Express provides note taking software, summary note writing and closed captioning services for students with learning and hearing disabilities and an accessible web-based personal learning platform for higher education institutions for all students in higher education.
Nuance Communications (Applicant)
United Kingdom & Ireland
Nuance Communications is a world leader in conversational AI innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. Nuance delivers solutions that understand, analyse, and respond to people – amplifying human intelligence to increase productivity and security. With decades of domain and AI expertise, Nuance works with thousands of organisations globally across healthcare, financial and legal services, education, telecommunications, public services, and other professional services– to create stronger relationships and better experiences for their customers and workforce.
At Oribi, knowledge about reading and writing difficulties joins forces with sophisticated mathematical algorithms and a user-friendly interface. The combined competence of our computer programmers, linguists, web designers and speech-language pathologists is what is unique about us and what makes our software effective and popular.
Pro-Study has been designed to simplify the research process by allowing users to effortlessly collect and organise their research in a dedicated centralised database that is easily accessible. The sources for the research can be Websites, Text Books, PDFs and Word documents. Each piece of information that is captured will automatically produce a hyperlink back to the original source as well as automatically capturing Authors Names, Article Titles and Date and Time stamping. The computer’s webcam can be used to capture information from textbooks and can be used again to scan the barcode to automatically capture the reference information.
It is the leading software for providing support throughout the whole research process, from finding and gathering research, collating and categorising into specific areas and finally with referencing.
Pretorian Technologies takes immense pride in helping those less fortunate than ourselves and who need a little extra help to achieve the things the rest of us take for granted. Our mission is to provide those people with that help, and in turn, empower them to get the most from life. We do this by continually innovating our assistive technology products and listening to our market for what adaptations users want. Our range of Assistive Technology products is amongst the most comprehensive and extensive of any manufacturer, is made entirely in-house in our ISO9001:2015 accredited facility and sold worldwide through a dedicated network of distributors and resellers.
Quha is a Finnish company who designs and manufactures electronic assistive technology computer access products. Quha was founded in 2012 and has reseller networks in tens of countries, located in Europe, America, Asia, Australia and Africa. Quha’s products are used to access computers and mobile devices by people with special needs.
Quha’s most known products are wireless gyroscopic computer head mice Quha Zono and Quha Zono 2 that allow computer use without hands. They are known for providing superior accuracy, great compatibility and easiness to their users. Additionally, Quha manufactures mouse accessories, ability switches and software.
Quha is known for its products using latest technology, fast deliveries to all over the world and helpful customer service. We at Quha believe in high-quality and future-proof technology!
QuoVadis Nederland BV
QuoVadis is very experienced with complex solutions combined with environmental control (ECU) and communication aids (AAC) as well as home electronics.
In 1993 QuoVadis Nederland BV was founded in The Netherlands by René van Wijk, initially aiming for environmental controls for impaired persons (ECU). QuoVadis does not produce products. Preferably as an exclusive reseller, it sells products of other suppliers to complement the product range. The product range soon expanded with communication aids (AAC) and monitoring equipment. Later we expanded with a nurse call system, both in the small living areas for multiple handicapped persons as well as people with dementia. Since many years QuoVadis has been distributing personal alarm systems and care phones at home and for special needs alarming like ventilating machines, epilepsy monitoring and wander alarm at home.
QuoVadis provides implementations of aids to compensate physical, cognitive and speech disabilities, with the focus on the PERSON.
Roessingh Dienstengroep BV, operating under its tradename rdgKompagne, is a leading company in the Netherlands in the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) technology. In addition, it offers innovative solutions for environmental control and computer access, and a growing portfolio of products for playing, learning, development, analysis and snoezelen.
RdgKompagne provides personalized consultation, customized adaptations, instructions about and maintenance of IT devices to clients with motor and/or cognitive disabilities. The company participates in several research projects and serves as a knowledge base for therapists, caregivers and producers. It specializes in eye tracking technology and aims to make this available to individuals with all levels of disabilities.
The company, with over 40 years of experience and more than 60 employees, is the Dutch market leader in its field, and works nationwide from its three establishments in the towns of Enschede (Northeast), Utrecht (West/Central), and Geldrop (South).
Rehadapt Engineering GmbH & Co KG
Rehadapt is the world market leader for mounting assistive technology. Today more than ever we are dedicated to engineering versatile, durable and precise mounting solutions. We are happy to continue our hard work to provide you with new products designed to meet the specific needs of your clients. The real touchstone is solving the problems without adding more complexity to the client’s life. In daily use, with various caregivers, in ever changing situations, the equipment needs to just work… intuitively, reliably, and simple.We achieve that through our unique service concept, our design experience, the universality of our systems, with our high quality standards in production and our holistic view even on specific problems. What we achieve is truly special: serving complex needs with sophistication, but without increasing complexity.
Reha Media GmbH
Reha Media is a service provider for assistive technlogy in the western part of Germany. Our sales offices serve approximately 75% of the German population.
We provide our customers with a complete solution from the leading manufactures of assistive technology worldwide.
Our range of solutions includes: communication devices, software, eye-tracking systems, environmental-control systems and workplace adaptations.
Our services include: workshops, consultation, trial periods, application to the German Healthcare System, training, support, maintenance and repairs.
We have been in business since 1994 and currently employ 23 persons, 12 of which are consultants for medical products.
Reha Media is certified as a retailer and service provider for medical products according to the ISO 13485:2016 standard.
REHAVISTA has been doing Assistive and Augmentative Communication (AAC) since 1999.
REHAVISTA provides people who cannot rely on their natural speech to communicate with appropriate aids. The portfolio ranges from aids for AAC and PC-operation to Ambient Assistive Living devices. Nationwide, REHAVISTA is the largest provider of assistive devices in these areas.
Our goal: Bringing people into linguistically communication who cannot use their voice due to motoric and/or cognitive limitations. We are enabling people in their freedom and autonomy in school, work and life if they are limited by deseases and disabilities.
To achieve that more than 150 specialist women and men work at REHAVISTA at over 20 locations in Germany. This includes six advice and training centers. The team consists of therapists, pedagogues, technicians and many others. They all have one thing in common: to give a voice to people who cannot communicate in speech on their own.
Scanning Pens (Applicant)
The assistive technology company, Scanning Pens, has spent the last 17 years working to refine their products. Recognition of the company’s diligence was earned when they won at the Bett Awards 2019 and 2020. Their assistive technology uses text-to-speech technology that reads back scanned text in a clear voice or via headphones. Students use this support to aid their independent reading and develop their literacy skills. Their products have helped hundreds of thousands of students worldwide improve their confidence in reading while remaining a great alternative to a human reader. Our range of pen scanners remove the reading barriers to support independent literacy skills at school, college, university or the workplace.
Starting in 1989 SKIL (Sabbe Konsulting Independent Living) has gathered a huge amount of expertise in assistive technology. We are focused on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Environmental Control and Computer Access. As the company was founded by a person who was a wheelchair user himself, Jan-Jan Sabbe, we know the importance of the reliability and user friendliness of the helping devices. The devices must be adapted to the users and not the other way around. Independent living is not only a part of our name, but also the way we think and handle. Our goal is to provide our clients with the highest level of independency with the best devices that we find all over the world.
Smartbox Assistive Technology Ltd.
We create technology that gives a voice and independence to people that don’t have speech. Our Grid software is one of the most popular augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) platforms in the world and is available in over 30 different languages in more than 100 countries.
Our products are built on Grid and include a combination of specialist hardware and content that are used by disabled people for communication, to control their environment and much more.
Our focus is on helping people to be successful with our technology. This priority drives our product innovation and passion for customer service, from simple user interface design to development of communication aids for all access; touch, switch, eye gaze or pointing devices.
Most educational instruction is delivered orally, but capturing that information and learning from it can be challenging. How we engage with that information remains largely unchanged: we take notes. It’s a skill as old as pen and paper, but one that needs to be reimagined for the modern classroom. Sonocent believes that effective note taking is core to synthesising spoken information, but it’s difficult for learners to listen fully and take comprehensive notes. Glean is uniquely designed to help learners engage with spoken content in the moment as well as after class, using audio notes. Since launching in 2020, Glean has been used by over 400 institutions worldwide. Students have reported grades increase and a noticeable reduction in study stress and anxiety by ensuring no information is lost from class. As Glean can be used with in-person or online audio, it has also helped students engage with blended learning.
Specialty Risks Limited (Applicant)
Specialty Risks is an insurance business based close to the City of London. We have a specialism for insuring assistive and medical technologies. We provide insurance and warranty cover for a range of specialist equipment, including all equipment supplied to DSA students, as well as medical equipment, such as insulin pumps. We work with distribution partners to develop insurance products that are specifically designed for their customers. All claims are handled by our own claims team who have received bespoke disability awareness training. We are a disability confident employer.
Sybility is a manufacturer and distributor of technical aids for disabled people with more than 20 years of experience. We are focused on environmental control systems and supply the voice control PILOT, IR controlled telephones and some products based on the Easywave radio system as our own developments. Additionally we offer the whole range of Easywave products and special adapted devices which are necessary to complete a full environmental control system. We are Quha service point and distribute their products in Germany.
TechEd Marketing (Applicant)
Founded in 2012, TechEd Marketing is a fast growing publisher, conference organiser and marketing services consultancy, specialising in SEN and Assistive Technology solutions.
Our expertise is in developing and bringing to market technology products and services aimed at the education, home learning and workplace sectors. Our products and services include Inspiration 10, Rainforest Coding, TechEd Showcase and ATEC (co-organiser).
Our flagship product is Inspiration 10. a simple but powerful visual thinking tool for creating concept maps, mind maps, graphic organizers, outlines and presentations with ease! Inspiration 10 breaks down barriers to planning, communicating ideas and learning, helping users to achieve more academically and in the workplace. Inspiration 10 is Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) approved and is regulary recommended for Access to Work.
Additionally, we provide marketing and product development consultancy services to assistive technology companies within the edtech industry across the globe.
Texthelp is a global education technology company helping peope of all abilities improve their reading, writing and maths skills. Its mission is to help unlock everyone’s full ability and realise their potential through technology.
Founded in 1996, Texthelp has been at the forefront of education technology over the last three decades. Its innovative suite of products include Read&Write, EquatiO, Browsealoud and WriQ, which work alongside existing programmes such as Microsoft Office and Google Docs, enabling them to be integrated quickly into the classroom or workplace without disruption. Texthelp products have over  million users worldwide.
Texthelp employs over 200 staff across its headquarters in Belfast, UK and has offices in Boston, USA and Brisbane, Australia.
Drory Handels GmbH TiPY
TiPY, a keyboard for ONE hand.
One of the most important communication tools of our time can now be operated completely with one hand.
With a new key concept and a built-in mouse function, TiPY enables the editing of all programs, including key shortcuts, complex tables, full word processing and all the advantages and possibilities of a computer in 12 languages.
The patented, double-sided keyboard, which is unique in the world, allows unrestricted use of the left and right hand via the rotatable, ergonomic palm pad, the hand pad.
TobiiDynavox is the world’s leading provider of assistive technology for people with reduced ability to communicate. Our touch and eye tracking based assistive technology is custom designed to be easy to use and built to stand up to the rigors of daily life.
Our assistive technology and special education solutions empowers individuals with disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, ALS, Rett syndrome and spinal cord injury.
Our goal at TobiiDynavox is to make a real difference by creating solutions that help people communicate with their environment, thereby living a richer and more independent life.
TouchToTell stands for the development of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) software to support communication. TouchToTell is an innovative company that is the first and only to have developed a functional therapeutic Speech / Language method in which an Communication Tool, the TouchToTell application, is integrated. TouchToTell uses its own new extensive vocabulary with symbols and images. You can start at different levels, Top-down or Bottom-Up.
TouchToTell software is developed by speech therapists.
VisioBraille develop, manufacture and sell products for blind and visually impaired people.
With these innovative tools, our company want to balance the limitations of blind and visually impaired people in the best possible way, strengthen their independence and provide assistance on the way to an independent everyday life.
VisioBraille reach this aim through strong commitment developing quality products, through years of experience in this field, through excellent Know-how and proven expertise, using state-of-the-art technologies that significantly improve the quality of life of the customers.