Assistive Technology & Equipment
Helpful advice from SCIA. What is assistive technology? Assistive technology means everything in the way of equipment, technology and modifications that helps people with disability with their everyday life activities. Assistive technology can be anything from manual and power wheelchairs, battery chargers, power assist technology for your manual wheelchair, portable ramps, hoists, pressure relief cushions, continence equipment, adjustable beds, heating or cooling equipment, ventilators, home automation, environmental control, computer technology, to vehicle and home modifications. The factsheet also includes suppliers and where you can buy or sell secondhand.
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