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<div class="ExternalClass077CE3FE5E9D44669D32D5F60B8BE167"><p>The Assistive Technology Service supports clinicians and rehabilitation professionals working with adults and adolescents with disabilities in the public health system of British Columbia and the Yukon.  Support is provided in the form of: consultation, assessment, evaluation, intervention, education, and equipment trials.</p><p>The service consults with and supports a client team in the assessment, selection, and application of technology to further an individual’s goals related to communication, vocation, education, leisure, and independent living.  </p><p>We maintain a selection of augmentative and alternative communication devices, environmental control systems, and accessibility devices for demo/trial.<br></p><p>Focus areas:</p><ul><li><p>Augmentative and alternative communication<br></p></li><li><p>Computer access<br></p></li><li><p>Custom adaptations <br></p></li><li><p>Device Mounting <br></p></li><li><p>Environmental Control Systems<br></p></li><li><p>Mobile device access<br></p></li></ul><div><p>The Assistive Technology Resource Centre supports GF Strong clients and family members by offering the following amenities:</p><ul><li><p>PC and Mac computer use</p></li><li><p>Mobile device demo station</p></li><li><p>Smart home demo station<br></p></li><li><p>High speed Wifi and Netflix account access</p></li><li><p>Black and white printing</p></li><li><p>Community resources<br></p></li></ul></div><p>Visit the <a href="https://livingwithsci.ca/assistive-technology/" target="_blank">Living with SCI website for an overview of assistive technology and available resources</a>.<br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Assistive-Technology-Service-team.jpg?RenditionID=1" alt="The team" style="margin:5px;" /> <img src="/PublishingImages/Assistive-Technology-Resource-Centre-ATRC.JPG?RenditionID=1" alt="Assistive Technology Resource Centre" style="margin:5px;" /> <img src="/PublishingImages/Assistive-Technology-Smart-Home-Demo-Station.jpg?RenditionID=1" alt="Smart Home Demo Station" style="margin:5px;" /> <img src="/PublishingImages/Assistive-Technology-Mobile-Device-Access-Station.jpg?RenditionID=1" alt="Mobile Device Access Station" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><h2>Videos about us<br></h2><p>Watch the video below to learn about the support provided at GF Strong Assistive Technology Service:<br></p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/mS7-WtZsSBc" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><p><br></p><p>Watch this short video about how we use 3D printing to provide custom adaptations to clients who need specialized access to technology! Thank you BC Rehab Foundation for funding the Accessibili3D initiative.<br></p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GBlv6TBP6eE?rel=0" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><p><br></p><p></p><p></p></div>4255 Laurel Street(604) 734-1363<div class="ExternalClassC23641F2F086432B815DF82D75BF581F"><p></p><p>Assistive Technology Resource Centre and office hours:  Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.</p></div>(604) 737-6263V5Z 2G9BC<div class="ExternalClass4A7CD0944B4F4055826ECE45A422A883"><p>Paid parking is available. Pay stations are located at the main entrance to the building and at the staff entrance on 28th Avenue. <br></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1376" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />Download parking rates for VCH facilities</a><br></p></div>49.2470809,-123.12559929999998<div class="ExternalClassA374164E5FC4409E89983FBE1E85E1BD"><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1140" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />​Download the Assistive Technology Service Request for Consult (Community and Outpatient)</a></p></div><div class="ExternalClass71EA798D84AD4CD8B748A87BF563E439"><p>​Access to consultation and equipment trial services is through referral by clinicians only.  <br></p></div>Assistive Technology Resource Centre (Rm 031) in the basement behind the main elevatorsGF Strong Rehabilitation CentreContacts<div class="ExternalClassA18A6CDD93924AFD9644B4BD0A448DFC"><p></p><p>Jason Cheung, BASc Engineering<br> Assistive Technologist - Assistive Technology<br> (604) 734-1313 x2507</p><p>Laura Fawcett, OT<br> Occupational Therapist – Assistive Technology<br> (604) 734-1313 x2508</p><p>Marie Brown, OT<br> Occupational Therapist – Assistive Technology<br> (604) 734-1313 x2509</p><p>Speech-Language Pathologist – Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)<br> (604) 734-1313 x2513<br></p></div>

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