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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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  • Visit our facebook page on www.facebook.com/ILCNSW
  • Call 1300 452 679 to check your inquiry with Infoline staff before visiting.
  • We do not sell AT products. ILC is NOT a shop.
  • 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

Leap to 2016 - Happy New Year

January 8, 2016

Happy 2016 everyone!
ILCNSW staff was back on Monday 4-January. 2016 will be another busy and exciting year in reaching out and delivering services to our clients.
Check the dates of our popular Trainings;
download our 2016 Training Calendar
The second edition of the Helpful Handbook for Memory Loss is just published
download the 2016 Handbook

You can Connect with ILCNSW by:
- post your comments and likes on facebook
- call ILC Infoline on 1300 452 679
- search AT Magic Database on www.ilcnsw.asn.au
- watch our YouTube channel
- drop in to tour our Smart Display at Blacktown
- or experience the time-saving informative virtual display
We look forward to assisting you in finding relevant AT possibilities for your needs in 2016.

2015 NDIS New World Conference: Disability in the 21st Century

November 2, 2015

Brisbane Conference & Exhibition Centre, October 27 – 29, 2015
Independent Living Centre NSW were exhihibiting, at Booth 50.
Staff attended the 3 days-conference include CEO Robyn Chapman, Client Services Team Manager Bec Howard, OT Rebecca Hilton, AT Mentor Carolinea and Senior OT Tracee-Lee. Visitors at our exhibiting booth were able to experience Endless Possibilities with Assistive Technology.

Conference highlights

About the conference

Everyone Connects Australia - October 2015 Updates

October 12, 2015

Since the start of the 2015-2016 financial year, ILC Everyone Connects Australia (ECA) Team were in full-steam, running the Consumer Workshops and the In-depth Training programs. Places they have visited include: Blacktown, Bunbury, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Darwin, Katherine, Melbourne, Perth and Wollongong. Responses from the participants have been very positive.
Until early December, the Team will be bringing the ECA workshops and trainings to the following towns/cities:
- QLD - Brisbane
- TAS - Launceston
- VIC - Frankston
- SA - Gilles Plains
Check out the ILC ECA page for the Workshop dates.
.... more about Everyone Connects

Upcoming Events

Apr
26

ILC Everyone Connects: In-Depth Training Program (Blacktown)

26 April 2016

Venue: ILC NSW Blacktown
Date: 26 April 2016
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Cost: $185pp | includes FREE entry to Consumer Mini-Expo
Address: Westpoint, Shop 4019, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown
Parking: Level 4 Carpark via Alpha St Express Ramp

The Independent Living Centre NSW, in collaboration with the Telstra Foundation, is running an in-depth training program for therapists, carers, teachers and other professionals working with people with CCN.
.. download flyer for the Program
Interested? Register Online now
Need to speak to ECA Team? Call Rebecca on 02 9912 5814 or email EveryoneConnects@ilcnsw.asn.au

.. more about ILC Everyone Connects

Apr
27

ILC Training - Accessible Buildings and Environments

27 April 2016 - 18 May 2016

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Dates: April 27, May 4, 11 and 18 (over 4 days)
Time: 8:00am - 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.
.... for more info
download course flyer

Apr
29

ILC Training - AT for Memory Loss

29 April 2016

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Date and Time: 29th April 2016 (Fri) 9am-1:30pm
Address: Westpoint, Shop 4019, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown
Parking: Level 4 Carpark via Alpha St Express Ramp
Instructors: Ruwani Siriwardene and Esther Huber

The course is designed as an introduction for therapists, aged care workers and others involved in the care of a person diagnosed with dementia. The workshop explores assistive technology and strategies to promote independence and to enable people to remain safe in their environment.
Areas covered include:
- Orientation and memory loss
- Maintaining relationships
- Communication and decision-making
- Equipment to make everyday living easier
- Home environment and safety
- Medication management
.... for more info
download course flyer

May
2

ILC Everyone Connects: Consumer Mini-Expo (Blacktown)

2 May 2016

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Date: 2 May 2016
Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm
Address: Westpoint, Shop 4019, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown
Parking: Level 4 Carpark via Alpha St Express Ramp

The Independent Living Centre NSW, in collaboration with the Telstra Foundation, is presenting a Mini-expo for people with complex communication needs (CCN).
The cost is FREE for people with CCN and one family member/ unpaid carer. Others (e.g. therapists, teachers, paid carers) are welcome to attend at a cost of $25pp.
..download flyer for the Mini-Expo
Interested? Register Online now
Need to speak to ECA Team? Call Rebecca on 02 9912 5814 or email EveryoneConnects@ilcnsw.asn.au

.. more about ILC Everyone Connects

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