From glasses to mobility scooters, ‘assistive technology’ isn’t always high-tech

From glasses to mobility scooters, ‘assistive technology’ isn’t always high-tech

This month, the first ever World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Global Report on Assistive Technology was released. Authors Associate Professor, Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living Research Centre and Occupational Therapy Department, School of Primary and Allied Healthcare, Monash University The WHO estimates one in three of us will need assistive technology, ranging from glasses to mobility scooters, in our lifetimes. This number is set to grow with an ageing population and the rising prevalence of non-communicable diseases such […]

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