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Self help devices

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Aids & Equipment | Carers Queensland | Improving quality of life for carers

Aids & Equipment | Improving the quality of life of Queensland's carers

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Accessibility

Information on accessibility related issue and construction of this website

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Individually Prioritised Problem Assessment (IPPA) | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a non-profit that provides services to thousands of people with a disability and their families. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects the way that a person moves.

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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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Wheelchair | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

The gross motor function of children and young people with cerebral palsy can be categorised into 5 different levels using a tool called the Gross Motor Function Classification System Expanded...

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Pressure cushions and tilt-in-space wheelchairs to prevent pressure areas | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a non-profit that provides services to thousands of people with a disability and their families. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects the way that a person moves.

Read more on Cerebral Palsy Alliance website

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.

Read more on Vision Australia website

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.

Read more on Vision Australia website

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