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Self help devices

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Guidelines for the prescription of a seated wheelchair or mobility scooter for people with a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury

It takes time to find the right wheelchair to meet your needs. Prescribing a wheelchair or a scooter is a complex process. It is not just about finding the right size. Other things that matter are your day-to-day activities, where you live, where you go and your transport. Your therapist (usually an occupational therapist or physiotherapist) will help you to find the right wheelchair or scooter. The Guidelines for the prescription of a seated wheelchair or mobility scooter for people with a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury provide advice on this.

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Accessible equipment | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

Vision Australia offers training and advice around various mobility canes, assistive technologies and other devices which help people who are blind or have low vision to successfully navigate the environment and detect potential hazards.

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Adaptive Technology | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

Using technologyThere is a wide range of technologies and tools available to assist people who are blind or have low vision.

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Help Desk | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

The AT Helpdesk is short for Adaptive Technology Helpdesk. It is a phone or email based service for anyone seeking general information and advice about technology that can assist people who are blind or have low vision.The sorts of questions we get asked at the AT Helpdesk:

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