The library makes the latest ‘high tech’ equipment available for free trial and rental, enabling clients to fully explore the capability and suitability of equipment before purchasing. Resources include devices for alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) and alternative input devices for computers for those unable to use conventional keyboards and mice.
ARCOS contributes to the development of products that improve comfort and independence. The saddle-seated wheelchair, originally developed for an ARCOS client, provides stable therapeutic seating. It promotes improved breathing, swallowing and communication in people with severe disabilities.