AT (Assisitve Technology) Mentors are people with disability or carers with lived experience of assistive technology who assist others by mentoring, informing and supporting their AT needs. This includes aids, equipment and home modification.
Why should you talk to an AT Mentor?
- If you are having difficulties with tasks in your everyday life.
- If there are activities that you would like to be able to do.
- If you want to know what assistive technology is available that may help you.
- If you want to explore equipment options before speaking with an allied health professional (eg. occupational therapist, physiotherapist, speech pathologist etc).
- If your equipment needs have changed recently.
How can an AT Mentor help you?
- Provide you with information on various products so that you can make an informed decision on what suits you.
- Explore the assistive technology possibilities that meet your needs.
- Research products that suit your needs and goals.
- Support you to find AT options for yourself.
- Assist you to identify when you may need professional assistance.
- Provide you with information so that you can talk more effectively with your allied health professionals.
AT Mentors are supported by the allied health professionals of ILC Tas.