What is the Solutions Assistive Technology Lab?
The Solutions Assistive Technology Lab enables people to evaluate a wide range of alternative computer input and output devices. Such devices include:
- Alternative keyboards
- Alternative screen pointers (mice)
- Screen magnification
- Voice input
- Voice output
Who can use the service?
The Lab was designed to assist individuals in the following groups:
- Repetitive strain injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome
- Orthopedic or neurological conditions that affect the function of the upper extremities
- Auto-immune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis
- Cerebral palsy
- Spinal cord injury
- Vision impairments
- Assessment: to determine the most effective assistive technology intervention
- Equipment Trial and evaluation: evaluating the assistive technology over a period of several hours to ensure it works for the client
- Equipment Training: training in the operation of the assistive technology
Fee-for-service applies to all interventions.
Persons with disabilities may qualify for subsidy under the Disability Supports for Employment Fund. Please contact us for more information.
This service is available only in British Columbia. For information on assistive technology services in other regions, please contact the regional office of your choice.
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