Articles by Gail Stacey

New project explores how eye gaze technology can support students to engage in learning

 Following a pilot project in 2018 to increase schools’ awareness about and access to eye gaze technology for recreation, communication and learning, the ILC is undertaking a new project titled Eye Gaze: Access All Learning Areas. Thanks to a grant from Non-Government Centre Support (NGCS), ILC speech pathologists and occupational therapists will work within schools […]

AGOSCI Conference coming to Perth: 28 – 31 August

Hear from local and international presenters in the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) The ILC team is excited to be a part of this upcoming conference with a focus on ‘Building Connections and Changing PrAACtice’ in the field of AAC. AGOSCI is an inclusive group interested in enhancing the participation of all people […]

Festive season opening hours for ILC services

The staff of the Independent Living Centre WA would like to thank you for your support during 2018. We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year filled with independence, safety and wellness. The following services will be open as usual, other than public holidays, and can be contacted through the normal channels. […]

Research aims to improve rural OT driver assessment services

Independent Living Centre WA Occupational Therapist Sacha Marchant has been awarded the Freda Jacob scholarship for 2018-19. Freda Jacob AM was the inspiration, founder and driving force behind the development of the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC). The Freda Jacob scholarship, announced by the ILC Board in 2017 in memory of Freda, aims to acknowledge […]

Celebrating 40 years

This month the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) celebrated our 40th anniversary at a special event where over 100 guests also received a sneak peek at our new and improved assistive technology display floor, which is set to reopen on 2 January 2019. The Honourable Stephen Dawson, Minister for Environment and Disability Services, joined us […]