An informative program discussing the latest in assistive technologies and initiatives for anyone living with disability, presented by Barbara Sullivan, Elaine Wziontek and Marni Roper.

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17 May 2024

17 May 2024 ChoppA Green – Studio Artes Studio Artes is a not for profit organisation in Sydney delivering creative programs in visual arts, performing arts and life skills to adults living with a disability. Marni Roper discusses the programs with ChoppA Green, manager of the Studio Artes Hornsby studio. Original broadcast date: 17.05.24

3 May 2024

3 May 2024 Kathleen Davey – Social Science Translated Social Science Translated is a social enterprise which produces a computer-based program with a spy theme to help solve the mystery of social encounters. It prepares children with autism, ADHD and anxiety for life's social and emotional challenges. In this episode of Ablequest, Elaine Wziontek speaks with Kathleen Davey, CEO of Social Science Translated. Original broadcast date: 03.05.24

19 Apr 2024

19 Apr 2024 Hugh Kingley and Rachel Dekar – Obi Elaine Wziontek discusses cutting edge robotics with guests Hugh Kingley and Rachel Dekar. The focus is on the Obi robotic dining assistant which gives people who are fed by others the ability to take control of their meals. Obi helps people living with any condition which limits upper arm function. Original air date: 19.04.24

22 Mar 2024

22 Mar 2024 Saraya O'Connell – Hotel Etico Independence Program Hotel Etico in the Blue Mountains offers a training program in hospitality for young people with disabilities. Elaine Wziontek spoke to Saraya O'Connell, hotel manager, about the program and the achievements of her trainees. Original broadcast date: 22.03.24

8 Mar 2024

8 Mar 2024 Assistive Tech News Catchup Elaine Wziontek reads a selection of tech articles relating to disability. Topics covered include fitness options for people with a disability, a new bus app trial and the world's first truly smart ear buds. Original broadcast date: 08.03.24

23 Feb 2024

23 Feb 2024 Steven Wells – Horticultural Therapy This program discusses horticultural therapy with nurse and horticultural therapist Steven Wells.