AT + Me - Driving and Transport

Stories about how people use driving and car modifications to live, play, work. Everything from a fully customised van to get an avid traveler around the country, to standard push/pull driving modifications that help a young T-shirt designer run his business, these AT + Me stars show you how they use assistive technology to get them moving. So time to go for a drive with these awesome people in their modified vehicles.

Mark Farrugia

Mark is an educational assistant from the South-West who loves to hit the road and explore Australia. Over the last 3 years Mark has been modifying his van to support his travels, and along the way he has designed an array of what he calls “CAT”, custom assistive technology.

AT featured in Mark's story

  • Modified vehicle
  • SmartDrive MX2
  • Freewheel
  • Reach device

Daniel Pavlovic

Daniel explains the Assistive Technology he uses to run his business and get daniel(ink.) setup at the markets. He shows us his vehicle modifications that enable him to get out to play basketball and exercise his dog Charlie.

AT featured in Daniel's story

  • Push/Pull hand controls
  • Sto'n'go wheelchair car hoist
  • Classic Joystick spinner RB systems for steering wheel
  • Shoprider gopher

Kerrie and Martin - Out and About

We hit the road with Martin in his stylish 1966 HR Holden with specially designed modifications. Kerrie talks us through her swimming career peaking in a Paralympic medal and shows us what AT she uses to train. 

AT featured in Kerrie and Martin's story

  • Custom Push/Pull hand controls
  • Ram Ridgy Didge titanium wheelchair
  • Jay Lee ion chair cushion

 

Shogo Williams - Matsuoka

Shogo is passionate about his community and working with disability organisations. You will find Shogo in the inclusive gym, sitting on a board or committee for organisations he cares about, or as one of the first players in WA to try out Sledge Hockey.

AT featured in Shogo's story

  • Assisted Driver Controls - DADC 500 Push Pull Hand Controls
  • Technogym Excite + Top Hand Bike
  • Rev Force 2 Sleds
  • Ram Wheelchairs Triton