Why focus on Orthotics for Children?
Disability and power of technology
We have raised over $54,000 in just one month from our recent crowdfunding campaign! A great big hug and thank you to all our supporters that have contributed to life-changing, 3D Printed posture & mobility equipment for children with disabilities.
The medical term for these are Ankle & Foot Orthoses, but we call them "Magic Shoes" :)
Check out our video below and see how you can be part of the change:
Ankle Foot Orthoses Production - TODAY vs TOMORROW
The process of TODAY
The vision for TOMORROW
Get Involved - Be Part Of The Change
If you want to get involved, apart from contributing to the campaign, we want to hear from you
We are looking for 50 families to be part of the trial. If your child is 2-6 years old, on a long wait-list for AFOs, and around Sydney this is your opportunity
Want to be one of the first Orthotists in Australia offering this service to your clients? Apply now, and we will help to get the first Clinics equipped.
Want to be part of history? We are looking for research partners to help make 3D Printed Orthoses available to the world
AbilityMate is not just a supplier of assistive technology. We advocate for a sustainable and ethical future that is informed and encouraged by the principles of the next industrial revolution.
AbilityMate is catalysing a new economy within the disability sector and blurring the lines between designer, maker, and consumer.
We are creating a global commons of open-source designs to be owned & governed by the disability community. In addition, we are setting up localised factories where these designs will be made.
Though possible, this will be extremely difficult without some help.
All donations will be spent on supporting AbilityMate’s advocacy; inclusion and open-sourcing initiatives. We are a For-Purpose Social Enterprise committed to making real and scalable impact to anyone who wants to lead a more independent life.
You can help us make this a reality!