News – Independent Living Centre WA

New provider announced for Noah’s Ark WA

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) is pleased to announce that Activ will be the new service provider for Noah’s Ark WA. ILC Acting Chief Executive Officer Francine Snadden said we are delighted that the Noah’s Ark WA service will be continuing and congratulate Activ on being the successful applicant. “Activ has a long history […]

Prestigious prize for Curtin University students

Curtin University held their 2018 School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology Prize Giving Ceremony on Tuesday 13th February. The school’s most important annual event brings together students, staff, family, friends, sponsors, special guests and the community to reward, celebrate and recognise the wonderful achievements of the highest performing students. Independent Living Centre […]

ILC is now more communication accessible

The communication access symbol is the final piece in the access puzzle. Whilst most people are familiar with vision, hearing or mobility access, communication access is a relatively new term within our community. It’s difficult to imagine a world without wheelchair ramps, elevators or ACROD parking bays. This shows that the importance of planning for […]

ILC Christmas Closure

The staff of the Independent Living Centre WA would like to thank you for your support during 2017. We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year filled with independence, safety and wellness. Our Nedlands and Cockburn services will close for the holidays at 5pm on Friday 22 December and will reopen on […]

New videos show different uses for emerging technology

As part of the MyTech Project, linking people with emerging technologies, the ILC together with a couple of participants have created three short videos which demonstrate different uses for emerging technology. Many people don’t know what emerging technologies are, what they do or how they work. ILC Occupational Therapist Lauren Farrell said, “the aim of […]

New AT workshop to be delivered in country WA

Following a series of successful workshops throughout 2017, the Fundamentals of Assistive Technology (AT) workshop will now be coming to a country town near you! Are you based in a country area and sometimes struggle to know what equipment would be best to use with clients, or feel that you’d benefit from hearing about what’s […]