Assistive Technology Services

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Closeup of a person with cerebral palsy working on a specialized computer mouse

Assistive technology services support clinicians and rehabilitation professionals working with adults and adolescents with disabilities in assessing, selecting, and applying technology to further their individual goals.

What to expect

The service consults with and supports a client team in assessing, selecting, and applying technology to further an individual’s goals related to communication, vocation, education, leisure, and independent living.

We maintain a selection of augmentative and alternative communication devices, environmental control systems, and accessibility devices for demo/trial.

Focus areas:

  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Adapted gaming
  • Computer access
  • Custom adaptations 
  • Device Mounting 
  • Environmental Control Systems
  • Mobile device access
GAME Checkpoint at GF Strong Rehab Centre

The Assistive Technology Resource Centre at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre in Vancouver, BC is a GAME (Gaming Accessibility Made for Everyone) Checkpoint that was established in 2023

Resources

    • Assistive Technology Service consultation request

    • Living with SCI

      An overview of assistive technology and available resources.

    • BC Rehab Accessibili3D

      A short video about how we use 3D printing to provide custom adaptations to clients who need specialized access to technology!

Amenities

The Assistive Technology Resource Centre supports GF Strong clients and family members by offering the following amenities:

  • PC and Mac computer use
  • Mobile device demo station
  • Smart home demo station
  • Adapted gaming demo station
  • High-speed Wifi 
  • Black and white printing
  • Community resources

Program contacts

Jason Cheung, BASc Engineering
Assistive Technologist - Assistive Technology
(604) 734-1313 x2507

Laura Fawcett, OT
Occupational Therapist – Assistive Technology
(604) 734-1313 x2508

Speech-Language Pathologist – Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
(604) 734-1313 x2513

This service is available at
This service is available at

G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre

4255 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 2G9
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