Nathan’s Story – Mobility AT Solutions

Nathan has diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), which causes bone spurs to grow around his spine. The condition that Nathan lives with is all-encompassing, so it has limited his ability to move around comfortably and will become increasingly so in his life. Nathan requires mobility solutions to going out and about. Prior to using assistive […]

Mark’s Story – Low Vision AT

Low Vision Assistive technology (AT) has come a long way and have some major improvements over the last 30 to 40 years that have allowed people with low vision and who are blind to access information independently. Mark has been blind since birth as a result of rubella. With the help of low vision assistive […]

Dale’s Story – Augmentative & Alternative Communication

Dale has Athetoid Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy, which causes him to have difficulties in getting out of bed and to freely express his thoughts and feelings. Assistive technology (AT) has played a big role in helping Dale to manage his day-to-day activities significantly. AT has assisted Dale in sitting up, accessing the community and go to […]

Cassandra’s Story

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Cassandra’s Story Brisbane’s Cassandra Grey says having access to the NDIS has been “absolutely life changing”.  At 21, Cassandra, now 23, said her disability came about from a pull to her back muscle on Christmas Eve, 2017. “On Boxing Day, I went to emergency. To relieve my pain, they gave me IV medication and my nervous system […]

Year 12 Speech Pathologist Work Experience

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Year 12 Speech Pathologist Work Experience During the first week of term three Michelle Swinburn our Townsville Speech Pathologist had the pleasure of having a local Year 12 student shadow her as part of work experience. This was her first time supporting a student since graduating in 2017, “so it was really nice to start with a […]