Supporting you to achieve your goals
Our allied health professionals have been helping people to achieve their goals with assistive equipment and technology for 40 years. This includes helping people to be more independent, better manage tasks at home, communicate, learn and be more active within their communities.
Our occupational therapists, speech pathologists and physiotherapists are respected for their experience, knowledge and skills working with the latest assistive equipment, technologies and communication aids. Our display centre in Nedlands also provides us with immediate access to thousands of items of equipment and technology.Assistive Technology, Home Modifications, Equipment & the NDIS
Under your NDIS plan, our allied health professionals can assist you with the following:
- Support you with your planning and goal setting
- Specialist assessment and prescription of products/services to meet your needs and goals including:
- Products to assist with daily household tasks
- Products to support independence and safety in the home
- Technology for communication
- Technology for learning
- Technology for accessing the computer
- Technology and assistive equipment for recreation
- Resource development and procurement
- Home modifications
- Advice and support for developing a ‘Smart Home’
- Technology for controlling your environment; and
- Personal mobility equipment.
- Therapy and training to support you to use newly purchased products and services
- Access to specialist therapy support to plan and learn to use you existing technology
NDIS Services for You
NDIS AT (Assistive Technology/Equipment) Assessment
Under your NDIS plan, you can access our ‘Specialist and Targeted Therapy Services’ to assist you to achieve your goals. Our occupational therapists can undertake an assistive technology (AT) assessment; provide access to our hire service so you can trial equipment prior to purchasing it; prescribe equipment; and provide follow up training and support. We are experienced in completing AT funding applications within the NDIS and have up-to-date knowledge of current and emerging innovations in equipment and technology, from simple to complex aids, including smart home technology, vehicle modifications and home modifications.
NDIS AT (Assistive Technology) Assessment for Communication (AAC)
Under your NDIS plan, you can access ‘Targeted Therapy Services’ to achieve your communication goals in your plan. Our speech pathologists have extensive experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and can offer specialist support for assessment, training and intervention.
We can provide AAC assessment and prescription; access to our hire service so you can trial equipment prior to purchasing it; communication device set up, programming and troubleshooting; and follow up AAC intervention at home, school, work or in the community.
We have experience completing AT funding applications within the NDIS and have up-to-date knowledge of current innovations in mainstream technology and dedicated communication devices such as:
Non-electronic Communication Aids
- Communication books including PODD books and multi-level communication books
- Communication boards including aided language displays, core boards and alphabet boards
Electronic Communication Aids
- iPad apps for communication including Proloquo2Go, TouchChat, LAMP Words for Life, Snap + Core First
- Dedicated communication devices including Liberator Rugged 7, NOVA Chat range, Accent range, I-Series range, I110, Indi range, Grid Pad range and Mobi 3
- Static communication devices including GoTalk range, SuperTalker range and QuickTalker range
- Single message and sequenced message recording devices including BIGmacks, LITTLEmacks, Step-by-Step and Talking Brix
Alternative Access Options, including:
- Eye gaze
- Switch access
- Partner assisted scanning
Contact Us / Make a Referral
If you would like the support of our health professionals, you or your NDIS Coordinator can complete the referral form below. Once we receive your referral form, we will provide you with a quote for our services. By completing a referral form you are under no obligation to choose the ILC as your provider.WA NDIS and NDIS Referral Form
ILC in Busselton
In order to better service the people living in the Lower South West region of Western Australia, ILC have an established base in Busselton. For more information about our NDIS therapists and services offered in Busselton, please click here.
Meet the team
As a provider for allied health in Perth, our team members include experienced occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech pathologists. Each have specialised knowledge about assistive equipment, technology and home modifications as well as insight into different equipment funding programs in Western Australia. This gives our staff the ability to submit applications and reports for funding on your behalf. To find out more about our diverse team dedicated to providing consumer directed care in WA, click here to meet the team.
Watch our videos to see how assistive technology and equipment makes a big difference to Paul’s and Daniel’s life
Paul’s story – Getting the most out of life with assistive equipment
Paul and his wife Paula live on a five acre property with three horses, three dogs and their daughter Brenna. Paul, a father, husband and retired Country Ambulance Services Manager, has paraplegia, a condition which restricts his ability to move his legs. Through the use of assistive equipment specifically prescribed for him, including a wheelchair and scooter, Paul is able to participate in life and his community the way he wants to.
Daniel’s story – How the right communication system for Daniel has changed his life
Daniel and his mum Joanne share with us how the right communication system for Daniel has changed his life. The video demonstrates how having the right assistive technology and communication aids, along with a good support team, can make a big difference to a person’s life.
Did you know?
A range of kitchen gadgets and appliances can make cooking and preparing drinks easier. You may have identified in your plan that you would like to be more involved in the preparation of meals and some of these products may support you to achieve this.
New and mainstream smartphones, computers and tablets can help you to improve your communication, connect with others and feel safer in your home. Maybe you want to order your own meal at a restaurant or contact a relative using Skype?
Technology that assists with mobility can help you to get out and about more safely. Maybe you are catching a new bus or going to someplace new? There are gadgets that let you share your location with carers or family, so that everyone can put their mind at ease.
Perhaps you need help to read bills or an email from a friend? Software and apps are available to assist with learning and literacy difficulties. Learn to read, improve your maths skills, write an email independently or get on Facebook to connect with friends and family.
Modified equipment and technology could make recreation or leisure activities possible. Would you like a customised bike or all terrain wheelchair so you can join your friends and family in outdoor activities?