Archive for March, 2015

Selecting a child car restraint for children with a disability or medical condition

Selecting a child car restraint (car seat) for a child with special needs can be challenging. It can take time to find a product that meets the needs of the child and family, and then there is the prescription and approval process to navigate. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the […]

New ILC South West Metro Satellite Site

The ILC is excited to announce that a south west metro satellite site, located at the Cockburn Integrated Health and Community Facility, will be opening early in the new financial year. The new site will house an extension of ILC’s existing Assistive Technology Services, with the site layout anticipated to include a ‘Smart Home’ demonstration […]

Smarter about Smart Homes

As the recipient of a 2014 ILC Scholarship, Jessica Rigden recently returned from a study tour of Australia focused on smart home technology for people with disability and older Australians. As an occupational therapist in the ILC Technology team, Jessica’s role is to provide specialised information and advice on high tech assistive technology such as […]

ILC brings Equipment & Technology Expo to the Perth Hills

On 24 February 2015, the ILC brought their services to the Hills Region by hosting a free Equipment & Technology Expo at the NDIS Perth Hills Trial Site. The expo was targeted at people under 65 years of age who have a disability and are living in the Hills Region, NDIA planners and service providers. […]

“Ring , Ring why don’t you give us a call? “

In the great words of Abba we’re asking the question “why don’t you give me a call?” For many people this is still the major way in which we connect with our friends, family and society. Smoke signals and Morse code systems only have a place in wilderness survival. Still many people struggle to find […]