RIWC_PARA_A172 presentation from gate research team at trinity university
Mac MacLachlanMac MacLachlan
What is GATE?What is GATE?
What has it done so far?What has it done so far?
What does it hope to do?What does it hope to do?
What can you do?What can you do?
WHO Global Disability Action PlanWHO Global Disability Action Plan
The Action Plan has three objectives:The Action Plan has three objectives:
1. Remove barriers and improve1. Remove barriers and improve accessaccess to healthto health
services and programmes;services and programmes;
2. Strengthen and extend rehabilitation,2. Strengthen and extend rehabilitation,
habilitation,habilitation, assistive technologyassistive technology, assistance and, assistance and
support services, and community-basedsupport services, and community-based
3. Strengthen collection of relevant and3. Strengthen collection of relevant and
internationally comparableinternationally comparable datadata on disability andon disability and
support research on disability and relatedsupport research on disability and related
Opening the GATE – for whom?Opening the GATE – for whom?
People with impairments arising fromPeople with impairments arising from
Chronic IllnessChronic Illness
By 2050 – estimated to be 2 billion whoBy 2050 – estimated to be 2 billion who
could benefit form Assistive Technologycould benefit form Assistive Technology
But, its so expensive!But, its so expensive!
What we want to doWhat we want to do
to have moreto have more ATAT
of goodof good qualityquality
based onbased on needsneeds, not ability to pay, not ability to pay
supplied atsupplied at scalescale
supported bysupported by skilledskilled peoplepeople
withwith protectionsprotections from vested interestsfrom vested interests
supportingsupporting inclusioninclusion, participation and rights., participation and rights.
We want to take a systemsWe want to take a systems
GATE StrategyGATE Strategy
1. Products: Priority Assistive
Products List (APL)
2.2. Personnel: Comprehensive
Assistive Technology Training
3. Provision: Single-window
Service Provision model (ATSP)
4. Policy: National Assistive
Technology Framework (ATF)
A Global PriorityA Global Priority
Assistive Products ListAssistive Products List
Pros & ConsPros & Cons
Utilitarian approachUtilitarian approach
The most needed AT to the greatest number ofThe most needed AT to the greatest number of
those who can benefit most from it.those who can benefit most from it.
Utilitarian – not moral argument.Utilitarian – not moral argument.
A minimum, not a maximum:A minimum, not a maximum:
Like essential medicines listLike essential medicines list
Assistive Products List (APL)Assistive Products List (APL)
You told us!You told us!
Delphi – consensus building between expertsDelphi – consensus building between experts
Delphi 1 & 2: 200 participants 200+>100Delphi 1 & 2: 200 participants 200+>100
Delphi 3 100->50Delphi 3 100->50
Global Survey – in 50+ languages, extensiveGlobal Survey – in 50+ languages, extensive
sampling (sampling (not anonymousnot anonymous ) -> circa) -> circa
10,000+ respondents.10,000+ respondents.
Consensus Conference of StakeholdersConsensus Conference of Stakeholders
Some anticipated outputsSome anticipated outputs
The Results of the Delphi/GlobalThe Results of the Delphi/Global
Survey/Consensus Meeting –Survey/Consensus Meeting – A PriorityA Priority
Priority Assistive ProductsPriority Assistive Products CompendiumCompendium
Volume – a chapter on each APVolume – a chapter on each AP
ForumForum for Debate: Pros & Cons of APLfor Debate: Pros & Cons of APL
Next StepsNext Steps – how to– how to
That was the easy bit!That was the easy bit!
How to implement itHow to implement it