Archive for May, 2017

ILC Founder Ms Freda Jacob AM has passed away, aged 97

It is with great sadness that the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) announces that our organisation’s Founder Ms Freda Jacob AM passed away in the early hours of Sunday 14 May 2017. The Independent Living Centre WA Board, management and staff express our deepest sympathy to Freda’s husband Hal Finkelstein, to her family and to […]

ILC to provide AT assessments advice for NDIA

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) is pleased to be appointed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to offer clinical advice for participants and the NDIA for identified assistive technology (AT) assessments. In this role our experienced health professionals will review identified AT assessments and identify any concerns with the recommendation(s) such as: non-compliance […]

Welcome to AT Chat!

After much consultation ILC’s ‘AT Capacity Building Project’ has a name; AT Chat. Led by a team of people with disabilities and using the principles of co-design; AT Chat aims to create better pathways for people to find information about AT (Assistive Technology). It is a peer-to-peer conversation sharing experiences and knowledge about AT in Australia. Whether it be equipment, […]