Articles by Gail Stacey

Good news for AT Chat

AT Chat is excited to announce that we have been awarded an Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) National Information Program Grant (2020-2022). So what does this mean for AT Chat? AT Chat has been busy expanding, transforming what we offer,  from an informal space for AT Users to support one another, to a formal […]

Creating my own custom AT

AT Chat interviews and explores the benefits, process and barriers to customising assistive technology (AT) with expert AT user Ricky Buchanan.  Ricky has been customising AT for many years including adapting a drumstick and an over the head mounted computer screen.  Can you tell us why you have customised so much AT? What’s the advantages […]

Come Design with Me

Co-design is something that we hear a lot about these days but what exactly is it? Co-design is one of many terms that describe several design techniques used mostly within the public sector. You may also hear terms such as Participatory design, Co-creation and Open design. The blanket term of Universal design is also incorrectly […]

New project explores how eye gaze technology can support students to engage in learning

 Following a pilot project in 2018 to increase schools’ awareness about and access to eye gaze technology for recreation, communication and learning, the ILC is undertaking a new project titled Eye Gaze: Access All Learning Areas. Thanks to a grant from Non-Government Centre Support (NGCS), ILC speech pathologists and occupational therapists will work within schools […]