Submission to the Inquiry into the Provision of Assistive Technology and Equipment for People with Disabilities

The comments expressed in this submission are based on two research projects carried out by the Social Action and Research Centre at Anglicare Tasmania. The projects examined the access that both working age adults with disabilities (My life as a budget item) and families caring for children with disabilities (Forgotten families: Raising children with disabilities in Tasmania) have to the aids and equipment they need. The submission makes comments about the Community Equipment Scheme (CES) and its resourcing, effectiveness and consistency. It also comments on the caps for particular items of equipment and the ability of people with disabilities and their families to access funds for equipment and assistive technology in a timely manner.

Publication Date: January 2008 Authors: Teresa Hinton Anglicare Tasmania submission to the Inquiry into the provision of assistive technology and equipment for people with disabilities (pdf)

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