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Assistive technology can provide practical solutions to support a child’s independence and improve their safe participation in everyday activities.

Assistive technology equipment can help children access their environment through movement, communicate more effectively and participate more fully in learning and play activities.

Assistive technology is a term used to describe a device or technical solution to support engagement in a task or activity which may not be safely or easily achieved.

Our therapists can work with you and your child to identify appropriate assistive technology that can help them achieve their goals including:

  • Mobility e.g. wheelchairs, walking frames, and sticks
  • Access e.g. IT access, modified bikes and trikes
  • Postural support e.g. standing frames, supportive seating, body splinting, and orthotics
  • Cognition e.g. task lists, picture schedules
  • Communication support e.g. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • SPIO suiting
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How can I get more information?

Depending on your child and family’s goals and funding plan, our therapists may provide assessment and advice about suitable assistive technology.

This can be simple low-tech devices through to more specialised equipment and technology solutions.

For NDIS participants, this may be classified as low, medium and high- cost assistive technology.

Program delivery varies between clinics so check with your local clinic about their programs.

To find out more about Assistive technology equipment prescriptions or other occupational therapy services and programs available near you contact us today.

Check with your funding provider about what equipment services you may be entitled to explore.

If you are an NDIS participant more information is available here.

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The Early Start Australia Difference 

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Our dedicated team of health professionals are ready to get started when you are.  

Australia-wide our promise is the same. We’ll listen and support you to reach your therapy goals, and we’ll have some fun along the way. We work with people of all ages and abilities to help them develop language, motor, cognitive, social and emotional skills. Building capabilities and life skills to help them thrive.  

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Multi-disciplinary team

Your support team is made up of more than just behaviour support practitioners. We believe in a multi-disciplinary approach and provide holistic care alongside other therapy services.

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With clinics and capacity in every state and territory, you’re guaranteed to get the help you need, when and where you need it most. Can’t get to a clinic? We also offer telehealth services.

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Positive behaviour support strategies aren’t just for children. Our early intervention services cater to all ages, needs and abilities. The earlier you start your therapy journey, the better your outcomes.

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