Augmented ABI Rehab: Design of smart-phone ‘toys’ for acquired brain injury rehabilitation.

People involved:

  • Project Manager – Ben Kenobi (Pigsty Director, Colab and Art & Design Lecturer)
  • Researcher – Sally Wills (Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant, AUT Senior Research Officer)
  • App Development – Alexey Botkov (Co-founder at Frogshark, Master of Creative Technologies Student Researcher)


The PIGsty Augmented ABI Rehabilitation project proposes and tests approaches to using accessible, pervasive, mobile technologies to assist in acquired brain injury rehabilitation.

This was initially a component of a larger research project run by the Person Centered Research Centre & Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute in the AUT Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences.





Photos: Lydia Clarke