Exploring a world of possibilities with assistive technology – ABC News


Assistive Technology can be a game changer for someone living with a disability.

Now that the NDIS is funding “reasonable and necessary” supports, this is an industry that is fast becoming big business.

ABC Regional Storyteller Scholarship recipient Mandy McCracken looks at what assistive technology is currently available in Australia and the possibilities that are unfolding with every new invention.


Huy Nguyen, Gecko Traxx

Tibor Drucza, Dejay Medical & Scientific

Ryan Tilley, Rove Wheelchairs

Lisa Robin, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Tim Marchington, Solve Disability Solutions

Heather Morrison, Handi

Anita Brown Major, Occupational Therapist