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Our purpose is to provide impartial advice, information and leadership on assistive technology that builds possibilities for choice.

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Announcements
  • "Easing the Pressure" Workshop will be run again in July due to popular demand.
  • New @ a Glance Guide - Mobile Technology for Communication - view it TODAY!
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  • Call 02-9912 5800 before visiting, to check on your enquiry.
  • We do not sell any products.
  • We provide information about AT products and suppliers.

Advice

We provide information and advice to people about assistive technology solutions for independent living.

Expertise

We are a recognised leader in the field of assistive technology and accessible built environments. We provide expertise through consultation, training and publications.

Education

We are a registered training organisation providing VETAB approved, competency-based training for allied health and built environment professionals.

Awareness

We conduct group tours at our display centre and give community talks to spread awareness about Assistive Technology and its role in aiding independent living.

 

Latest News

ILC at Polio Australia Health and Wellness Retreat

May 14, 2014

Polio Australia facilitated a 4 day/3 night Polio Health and Wellness Retreat in May for polio survivors and their partners. It was held from Thursday 8 May to Sunday 11 May 2014.
ILC NSW was present at the Health Retreat on 9 May.

Occupational Therapist Christie Moore from ILC Client Services Team set up an information area to discuss all the possibilities with Assistive Technology.

Everyone Connects Workshops news

February 7, 2014

The first of many "Everyone Connects" Workshops kicked off on 6-Feb. ILCNSW is running these with support from the Telstra Foundation- helping people with complex communication needs to connect. We had a really interested group on the first day.

Rebecca and Yi Hueih showed to attendants some of the specialised AT we had, including eye gaze technology. At the workshop we had lots of interest in mobile technologies and apps for communications and telecommunications.
** Rebecca and Yi Hueih were still smiling when finished.
Next workshop date is on 29 May - contact us if you 'd like to come - help@ilcnsw.asn.au

Harriet Korner, Client Services Manager, ILCNSW

Minister Visit - Launching ILC NSW Virtual Display

February 21, 2014

On 18-February, the Hon John Ajaka NSW Minister for Disability Services and Minister for Ageing visited the ILC Blacktown office to find out more about our work, tour our display and launch the virtual tour of our smart apartment.
You can access the virtual tour from the home page of this website or via the following link:
http://www.ilcnsw.asn.au/virtualtour/ilcrooms.html


Upcoming Events

Jul
2

AT Workshops in Hunter area for People with Disabilities

2 July 2014


Choosing Equipment for Yourself? What is Available?
What should be Considered? How do I get help?
Be Informed - for Endless Possibilities ...
Through to July 2014, ILCNSW will be running a series of FREE workshops on Assistive Technology for People With Disabilities, Carers and Family Members in NSW Hunter area and beyond. On 2-July, the topics include Transport and Vehicle Modifications.

... check out all the workshops topics

Jul
21

ILC Training - Accessible Buildings and Environments

21 July 2014 - 26 August 2014

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Dates: 21st - 22nd July and 25th - 26th August (over 4 days)
Time: 8am - 4:30pm
Address: Westpoint, Shop 4019, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown
Parking: Level 4 Carpark via Alpha St Express Ramp
Instructor: Hamish Murray

This course has been developed in collaboration with the Master Builders Association of NSW and the Building Designers Association of NSW. This training program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to confidently design and build for the older generation and people with a disability. .... course flyer

Jul
29

ILC Training - Easing the Pressure

29 July 2014

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Date and Time: 29th July 2014 (Wed) 9am-4:30pm
Address: Westpoint, Shop 4019, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown
Parking: Level 4 Carpark via Alpha St Express Ramp
Instructors: Tracee-Lee Maginnity, Rebecca Howard

With so many different pressure-relieving products on the market, how do you know which one to choose and when to apply it? Discover the features and properties of the various products and find out how to apply them to clients at risk of developing pressure sores.
This course includes an overview of pressure and covers the following:
- Identify pressure sore risks
- Pressure sore management methods
- Critical assessment of cushion features and properties
- Clinical reasoning for cushion selection
- Introduction to pressure mapping as a tool
.... for more info

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