Assistive Technology Standards Board (ATSB)

The RESNA Assistive Technology Standards Board (ATSB) coordinates the development of voluntary consensus standards in the United States and represents the needs and views of U.S. stakeholders in international standardization forums.

RESNA is accredited by ANSI, the American National Standards Institute, as a standards organization. Anyone that desires to participate has the right to participate and is fully welcomed.  Our current standards committees, and corresponding International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committees are:

RESNA Standards Committees

RESNA ATSB
Assistive Technology Standards Board
RESNA ATAT
Assistive Technology for Air Travel
RESNA AGC
Adaptive Golf Cars
RESNA ASE
Adaptive Sports Equipment
RESNA CA
Cognitive Accessibility
RESNA ESTD
Emergency Stair Travel Devices for People with Disabilities
RESNA IF
Inclusive Fitness
RESNA VI
Assistive Products for Persons with Vision Impairments
and Persons with Vision and Hearing Impairments
RESNA SS
Support Surfaces
RESNA WCS
Wheelchairs
RESNA WHAT
Wheelchairs and Transportation
RESNA WRS
Wheelchair and Related Seating

ISO Committees

ISO/TC 173
Assistive Products for Persons with Disabilities
ISO/TC 173/WG 7
Provisions and Means for Orientation of Visually Impaired Persons
in Pedestrian Areas
ISO/TC 173/SC 1
Wheelchairs
ISO/TC 173/SC 1/WG 1
Test Methods
ISO/TC 173/SC 1/WG 6
Wheelchair Restraint Systems
ISO/TC 173/SC 1/WG 8
Stair Traversing Devices
ISO/TC 173/SC 1/WG 10
Electro-technical Systems
ISO/TC 173/SC 1/WG 11
Wheelchair Seating

ATSB Officers

CHAIR

Patricia Karg
Patricia Karg
University of Pittsburgh
Rehabilitation Science & Technology
tkarg@pitt.edu

VICE CHAIR

Peter Axelson
Peter Axelson
Beneficial Designs, Inc.
Rehabilitation Science & Technology
peter@beneficialdesigns.com

SECRETARY

Yvonne Meding
RESNA
ymeding@resna.org
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