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Disability advocates say we need Assistive Technology for All

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Millions of older Australians with disability who are not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme are struggling to access vital assistive technology such as wheelchairs and ramps, prompting advocates to call for a national program.

While some people are entitled to fully-funded assistive technology under the NDIS, the scheme only covers around 10 per cent of the disability community and excludes those aged over 65.

To read the full article, please visit the Australia Pro Bono website.



Source:
Luke Michael, 2021, Australia Pro Bono (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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