ATSA Resources & Newsletters

ATSA strives to promote and support people who need access to safe and affordable AT. The following resources and publications represent some of the work available to assist in achieving these goals.

Downloads

Click here to download NDIS presentation –  Mid Cost AT Streamlining

Click here to download NDIS presentation –  Early Childhood Assistive Technology Approach, Assistive Technology Suppliers Workshop – Working together

Click here to download ATSA Code of Practice

Advocacy

Click here to download ATSA Second Hand AT position paper March 2022

Click here to download ATSA Commissions and Rebates policy

Click here to download ATSA gift policy and statement of ethics

Click here to download factsheet on GST and Assistive Technology

Click here to download  ATSA Assistive Technology Pricing: Is it fair and reasonable? Briefing Paper

Click here to download ATSA Assistive Technology Pricing Background Paper

Click here to download ATSA Assistive Technology in Australia Briefing Paper

Click here to download Providing Assistive Technology in the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Click here to download Queensland Competition Authority’s Final Report
Price Disparities for Disability Aids and Equipment February 2014

Click here for CSIRO Publishing: Assistive technology pricing in Australia: is it efficient and equitable?

2022 ATSA Expo Presentations

Strengthening participant outcomes from AT under the NDIS – Presented by Dr Lloyd Walker, Director, AT Market Policy and Innovation

Download Presentation (Current as of 05 May 2022 – please see the NDIS Website for the latest information)

 


Standing Precautions – Rachel Maher, Clinical Educator, Permobil APAC

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Spasticity Management, The Next Generation – Edward Levy, Otto Bock, June 2022

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Making A Success Of Custom Moulded Seating – Kate Pain, GTK

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Multisensorial stimulation in avertical standing for visuallyimpaired kids with CP – Martino Avellis PT
Education Manager, Ormesa srl – Italy

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Wheel Story – The impact of wheels and tires on manual wheelchair propulsion efficiency – David Fagan, Paragon Mobility

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Optimising a wheelchair – using the technology to ensure ongoing success – David Fagan, Paragon Mobility

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Electric Wheelchairs and mobility scooters: the good, the bad and the ugly – Dr Theresa Harada, University of Wollongong

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A new way of living, Harnessing ILO to Achieve Choice and Control – Laura O’Reilly, Co-Founder and Co-CEO Hireup

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2021 ATSA Expo Presentations

NDIS Presentation – Dr. Lloyd Walker, Director, Assistive Technology Markets, Provider & Market Development Division, National Disability Insurance Agency

Download Presentation (Current as of 18 May 2021 – please see the NDIS Website for the latest information)


Successful manual wheelchair assessment and prescription and Using power seat functions to improve quality of life and Importance of the seated microclimate in skin protection; Amy Bjornson, Sunrise Medical

Click here to download the Successful manual wheelchair assessment and prescription presentation.

Click here to download Using power seat functions to improve quality of life.

Click here to download Importance of the seated microclimate in skin protection, how much do we need to consider heat, moisture and humidity?


Aquatic Therapy & Transfer Tips for Caregivers – Craig Slattery, Para Mobility and AustSwim:

Click here to download a PDF of the presentation.

Click here to download Zoom presentation (10 June 2021)


The Abstract and the Creative: Assistive Technology in Non-Traditional Workplaces – David Vosnacos, Visability

Click here to download David Vosnacos’ presentation from 26 May 2021


Assistive Technology and what it means to you – David Crockett – Intelligent Home

Click here to download a PDF of David’s presentation from Perth 27 May 2021


Changes to the building code and the impact on home modifications – Dr Jane Bringolf, Centre of Universal Design

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Complex Mobility Solutions – Karthik Pasumarthy, Fiona Stanley Hospital

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Active Controls Centre Drive and Prescribing Dynamic Manual Wheelchairs for Function and Independence presentations – Lauren Hunter, Linds Rehabilitation Equipment

Click here to download the Active Controls Centre Drive  – The Biomechanical Benefits presentation.

Click here to download the Dynamic Manual Wheelchairs for Function and Independence presentation.


Assistive Technology in Australia: An update from ARATA – Libby Callaway, President, ARATA

Click here to download a PDF of the presentation.


standUP for yourself & The Power of Touch – Luke Meighan – Invacare Australia/New Zealand

Click here to download a PDF of the standUP for yourself presentation.

Click here to download a PDF of The Power of Touch presentation.


AT Chat Assistive Technology Peer Mentoring Program – Neil Berrick & Kate Martinez – ILA

Click here to download PDF of presentation

Click here watch the presentation (recorded by the AT Chat team)


Bariatric Seating and Mobility Considerations, Nick Reginato, ILS

Click here to download PDF of presentation

Click here to download tool for taking bariatric measurements

Click here to download tool for taking panniculus measurements


Safe temperature showers made simple – Rob Pond, Therm-Oz

Click here to download presentation

Click here for video clip and more information


‘Establishing a High-Tech Assistive Technology Precinct’, and A bid for a new ‘Care Economy’ Cooperative Research Centre – Steven Zanon

Click here to access information on Steve Zanon’s report on ‘Establishing a High-Tech Assistive Technology Precinct’, and A bid for a new ‘Care Economy’ Cooperative Research Centre

Download Care Economy CRC Information Brochure

Download Care Economy CRC – Partner Introduction (June 2021) – v3.1

Download Care Economy CRC – Partner workshop (21 June 2021)

If you wish to have a recording of the workshop held 21 June please email melanie.robertson@atsa.org.au


Electric Wheelchairs and Mobility Scooters in the Wild: Users’ Resilience and Innovation – Dr Theresa Harada, Research Fellow, University of Wollongong

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