Gadgets

Living with OT can be made easier with all sorts of gadgets, aids and clever toys to help in the home and when out and about.

Below are the details of some of these, particularly when individuals are able to recommend them based on personal experience and when they are available in Australia (fancy gadgets that the supplier won't ship to Australia are not a lot of help to us).

Item Available in Australia From Comments

MiniMax Collapsible Stool

minimax stool

https://www.minimax-stool.com/

This is the stool Moira Gibbens had at the 2019 Melbourne conference.

Even though they are made in Israel, they will ship to Austraila

Peak Canvas Seat Cane / Portable Seat Restsling-seat

http://www.emprise.com.au/product_directory.htm

or

https://www.omnihealthcare.com.au/all-products/canvas-cane-seat.aspx

This is the model that Di Toner had at the 2019 Melbourne Conference.

Walking Stick with Seattripod-seat

http://www.mobilityaids.com.au/walking-stick-with-seat Colleen McDonell has used this folding seat extensively, especially when travelling overseas.
StudyMyTremor appstudymytremor https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/studymytremor/id533088021 We have contacted the developer and unfortunately the app is only available for iPhone devices, so Android users are out of luck.
disabled-sign https://www.orthostatictremor.org/resources/OT_CardV2.pdf This is a special  "I have a movement disorder called Orthostatic Tremor  ..." disability sticker.  Print it off, laminate it  and attach it to your hand luggage or walker.  Can make a big difference at airports and train stations.