Chatterbox Spotlight

Your Facebook group AT Chatterbox provides AT users from around the world with a safe online space to share information, experiences and ideas around the topic of assistive technology (aids and equipment).

Spotlight shines a light on some of the most awesome AT discoveries that are shared on Chatterbox. This incredible community of AT users never cease to amaze with their innovation and constant thirst for knowledge of the latest in assistive technology. 

If you've ever had an AT question, an idea you'd like to share or you just want to see what other AT users are up to, AT Chatterbox is for you.

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AT Peer Support

We love hearing about your peers’ lived experience in how they use their AT to live, play and work, so we asked the community, “When have your peers have supported you to make an AT decision?” These are their stories.

AT featured in this story

  • Google Home
  • C4, Original control 4 system
  • HandiMove ceiling hoists
  • Smart phones/devices
  • SOMA Smart Shades blind controls
  • BroadLink voice automation
  • Adaptive clothing
  • Powerchairs



A lady operates her AT with the use of a chin control.

Emergency Planning - Don't forget the AT!

Living with the challenges of COVID-19 alongside natural disasters, we got some great AT advice from our community to share with their peers to help them prepare for emergencies.

AT featured in this story

  • Electric recliner chairs
  • Fibaro Home Automation system
  • Ceiling hoists
  • Smart phones
  • SDA homes
  • Fall alert watch



Melanie sits at her modified work area and smiles at the camera.

Rain Bird Irrigation system

Gary and Greg from Regain Independence take us through the Rain Bird reticulation system and how the clever technology has made watering Gary's massive property a breeze.

AT featured in this story

  • Rain Bird ESP Wi-Fi 13 Channel Irrigation Controller 



Life hacks, tips and tricks!

Our AT Chatterbox community is a hive of innovators and life hackers.  Check out some AT hacks to help you live, play, work.

AT featured in this story

  • Schlage Sense Smart
  • Microwave shelf



Mechanical Clothes Line

Expert AT user and active Chatterbox member Martin explores the benefits of having a mechanical clothes line that can be raised and lowered to suit his needs.

AT featured in Martin's story

  • Mechanical Clothes Lines





Kitchen Wizz 8

Chatterbox member Kathleen shares how the Kitchen Wizz 8 is helping her do what she loves; cook for her family.

AT featured in Kathleen's story

  • Breville Kitchen Wizz 8 Food Processor 


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