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What is Assistive Technology?

Assistive technology includes any device, software program or system that provides practical solutions to support daily living activities. 

Assistive technology could support you to: 

  • Prepare your own meals and eat or drink independently
  • Participate, learn and communicate
  • Stay connected
  • Move around your home and community
  • Manage your own personal care such as bathing or dressing
  • Use your computer, tablet or phone
  • Participate in sports and other recreational activities
  • Control your appliances such as your TV and lights
  • Undertake daily tasks safely
  • Be more independent in your own home and when out and about


If you are looking at assistive technology options, there are many factors to consider including your individual abilities, the environment Purple circle with text: I love NDISin which you will use it, and what you want to achieve.

At Indigo, we can work with you to select, trial and source assistive technology.