Archive for the ‘Funding’ Category

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 […]

ILC receives $2.6 million for disability equipment grants program

Disability Equipment Grant recipient Adam White shared his experiences with Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Disability Services Mr Reece Whitby MLA today when he visited the Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) in Nedlands to present a $2,674,838 Lotterywest certificate for the continuation of the grants program. 48-year-old Adam is a stay at home dad […]

Ray’s Funding to Freedom

Ray has always been an independent man, however since two recent surgeries involving the amputation of firstly his left leg, and then more recently his right, he found that he relied on his wife, Nancy increasingly more. He was provided with the basic and essential equipment through his local health service such as a manual […]