Assistive Technology Outcomes & Benefits (ATOB) Journal

Assistive Technology Outcomes & Benefits (ATOB), ATIA’s open-access, online, annual journal of peer-reviewed papers, highlights new information on the outcomes and benefits of assistive technology for persons with disabilities.

Call for Manuscripts: April 1 – August 15, 2024

The theme of the next issue (Volume 19) of ATOB is AT Innovations for Education, Employment, and Independent Living. Read more about the volume, manuscript guidelines, and editorial policy. Be sure to submit your manuscript by August 15!

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Current Issue

The theme of the current issue (Volume 18) of ATOB is Looking Back and Moving Forward: 20 Years of Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits.

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ATOB Aim & Scope

The journal’s purpose is to advance the AT industry by (a) fostering communication among stakeholders interested in the field of AT, including manufacturers, vendors, practitioners, policy makers, researchers, consumers with disabilities, and family members; (b) facilitating evidence-based demonstrations and case-based dialogue regarding effective AT devices and services; and (c) helping stakeholders advocate for effective AT devices and services. Articles may be submitted under three categories: Voices from the Field, Voices from the Industry, Voices from Academia. Refer to the ATOB Editorial Policy (Word doc) and the ATOB Manuscript Guidelines for Authors (Word doc) for complete and detailed guidance.

Introducing ATOB

Watch this short video, ATOB: An Introduction, introducing ATOB and information about how to become a reviewer or an author.

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Call for Reviewers

ATOB is looking for reviewers for the next issue of the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, please sign up online.

Open Access Policy

All articles published in ATOB are made freely available online immediately upon publication, without fees or registration requirements. Please subscribe to the ATOB mailing list to be notified of updates and important announcements.

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