Garry Hills

@ Switched-On Video Editing

Garry is father to Christopher and Catherine and lives in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

Garry has education qualifications (Grad. Dip. in Open and Distance Learning – USQ). He has designed and facilitated online vocational and undergraduate courses and participated in curriculum design.

Garry has extensive experience in public speaking on a wide-range of platforms.

Since 2003, Garry has been Primary Carer for his son, Christopher, who is quadriplegic with Cerebral Palsy. Garry’s years as a carer, home-schooler and parent have been life-shaping. He has dedicated himself to developing the skills and attitudes needed when caring for a person with profound physical disabilities. He has developed a long acquaintance with all manner of assistive and inclusive technologies, especially switch access; and has become an ardent advocate for Switch Control, Apple’s Accessibility feature, built into all Macs and iOS devices.

Garry is an Accessibility Ambassador and an Accessibility Consultant, part of the Apple Consultants Network. He is passionate about helping parents, carers, support workers, educators and those with disabilities to understand and make the most of Apple’s inclusive technologies.