Assistive Technology Guide

A Guide to Digital Tech for People with Disabilities
A must for occupational therapists, carers, family & friends

A unique toolkit resource with a full range of up-to-date assistive technology in the UK, including free and for-purchase options and add-ons to optimise independence, productivity and creativity.

Our A4 book format of 240 pages in full colour offers access to those with digital poverty, providing instant reference with all products easy to find in one place:

  • 280 software & hardware entries featuring more than 400 products.

  • Round-up sections include Compact Keyboards, Ergonomic Mice, Joysticks, Onscreen Keyboards, Refreshable Braille Displays, Rollerballs, Sip-and-puff Switches, Touchpads.

  • Web links for each product.

  • 60-page comprehensive introduction to choosing and using digital assistive tech.

  • Entries classified according to Needs, Tasks and Setting.

  • The Guide is being distributed across the country free to libraries, publicised via professional organisations and local authorities, and it is also available for sale via Amazon and all online/bricks&mortar bookshops.


Book details:

240pp, A4 paperback, full colour, £14.99

Publication date: October 31, 2022

ISBN: 9781908755544

Co-editor David Banes is director of David Banes Access and Inclusion Services and co-founder of Global Symbols. He worked as headteacher in a school for children with disabilities and has led assistive technology services in Europe and the Middle East. He now works across the globe, including projects with low and medium-income countries in Africa and South Asia to support the implementation of access and inclusion from policy to practice.