Equipment and Technology

News and opinion on equipment and technology for people with disability.

Considerations for accessible web design and motor impairment

As designers and developers we should all be seeking to create experiences that are as inclusive as possible.

Why accessibility testing with real users is so important

There is no 'one size fits all' way to know if what you’ve built will work until you test it with the people who will be expected to use it.

The technology that gave Stephen Hawking a voice should be accessible...

It’s time to make communication systems like the one Stephen Hawking used available for all who need it, so that they too can have their chance to shine.

Melbourne – Disability services event of the year almost here!

Melbourne Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from more than 40 international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Two days, from Wednesday 16 May to Thursday 17 May, in one great location, at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Perth – Disability services event of the year almost here!

Perth Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Taking place for the very first time in one great location, at the Claremont Showground, the expo will run over two days, from 30 May to Thursday 31 May.

Gaming addiction as a mental disorder: it’s premature to pathologise players

Rigorous scientific research into gaming addiction is essential. Now is not the time to pathologise one of the most popular leisure activities of the digital age.

Proposed new regulations for 3D printed medical devices must go further

3D printing has rapidly increased in quality and popularity over the past decade. Who should be legally responsible as the manufacturer when 3D printed devices fail?

Home Office IT failure stalls disabled civil servant’s career

A disabled civil servant has told MPs how her career has stalled because of the failure of the IT systems in the Home Office to cope with the assistive technology she needs to do her job.

Join for Free at the new My Disability Matters Club social...

Learn about the My Disability Matters Club - a new free social networking site for the disability platform. Just like Facebook only far better!

Support Better Goals website and app development on Start Some Good

Learn all about the Better Goals website and App for helping manage your plan and budget under the NDIS.

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