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Assistive Technology Supports Paralympian, Sarah, to Live Life 

Sarah Vinci (28) is excited. She just opened the email confirming her new titanium basketball wheelchair, through her NDIS Plan, is due to arrive any day. Now the most senior member of the Australian Gliders, and Paralympian, this is great news. Sarah played several sports when she was young, but in 1998 when a friend […]

The Importance of Reablement

I often get asked what is reablement and why is it important? A 2015 survey conducted in the United Kingdom found that older people feared losing their independence more than death.  “I don’t fear death, getting old comes slowly, what I fear is becoming dependent on others and losing control. I fear losing control, my […]

Alinker helps Jean keep rolling and moving!

I first saw the Alinker walking bike on-line and just knew I had to trial it.  I got my chance after contacting the Care Kiosk in NSW who sent it to the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC WA) in Nedlands who helped make it happen.   When the day finally came to trialing the Alinker, […]

Communication that Breaks Down Barriers

Our Speech Pathology team offers communication device hire, services for schools and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) training.  ILC’s team members are experienced and skilled in AAC options and we can assist people in achieving their communication goals. You can contact us by phone, email, have an appointment in person or by video conference. Call […]