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ILC NSW News & Events

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Consumer Mini-Expos by ECA

April 20, 2016

The ILC Everyone Connects Australia (ECA) Team has been busily preparing resources and event materials for 2016 Expos and Workshops. Starting from May, the ECA Team will be bringing the Consumer-focused Mini-Expos across Australia.

Consumer Mini-Expos are designed for people with Complex Communication Needs (CCN) and their families. 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.
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


 

2016 Home Modifications Course from ILC NSW

April 20, 2016

ASQA has approved the inclusion of our Home Mods course on our RTO scope. ILC NSW is offering the national recognised competency, CPPACC5016A Provide Expert Access Advice on Renovations to Private Dwellings, as a two day course on Home Mods for built environment and allied health professionals. This course is an additional unit of competence towards a Cert IV or Diploma in Access Consulting.
Trainers include: Hamish Murray, Access Consultant; Esther Huber, OT

2016 Dates
Canberra: 12, 13 May
Tamworth: 25, 26 August
Blacktown: 20, 21 October
** we can deliver this course by arrangement for a group of 10+

Interested?
Contact Elaine on 02 9912 5800 or email welcome@ilcnsw.asn
... more about the Home Mods Course

 

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.

 
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Events

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

ILC Everyone Connects: Consumer Mini-Expo (Blacktown)

2 May 2016

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Date: 2 May 2016 (Mon)
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

ILC Training - Introduction to Powered Wheelchairs

5 May 2016

Venue: ILC NSW, Blacktown
Date: 5 May 2016 (Thu)
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Instructor: Tracee-Lee Maginnity
Address: Westpoint, Shop 4019, 17 Patrick St, Blacktown
Parking: Level 4 Carpark via Alpha St Express Ramp

Whilst many suppliers offer workshops on powered mobility, these are all provided within the ranges that the supplier has access to supply. At ILC NSW we will take you through all the features of powered mobility and empower you as a therapist to identify the advantages and disadvantages of chairs. This one day introduction to powered mobility workshop will look at the different powered mobility bases on the market from entry level basic through to switch controlled rehab models.
Areas covered include:
- Different drive base options
- Clinical reasoning in drive base selection
- Product knowledge and power wheelchair feature update
- Actuators and functionality of chair
- Tilt recline and overview of standing
- Environmental considerations and constraints
- Access points
- Integration of environmental controls/communication devices
.... for more info
download course flyer

ILC Training - Home Modifications (Canberra)

12 - 13 May 2016

Location: Canberra, ACT
Dates: May 12 and 13 (over 2 days)
Time: 9am - 4:30pm
Instructor: Hamish Murray, Esther Huber

This course has been approved by ASQA to be included on our RTO scope. ILC NSW is offering the national recognised competency, CPPACC5016A Provide Expert Access Advice on Renovations to Private Dwellings, as a two day course on Home Mods for built environment and allied health professionals. This course is an additional unit of competence towards a Cert IV or Diploma in Access Consulting.

Interested? Register online
.. or download Enrolment form

For more info, download Course Flyer | Training Guide
Call Odelle on 02 9912 5806 or email events@ilcnsw.asn.au

ILC Assistive Technology on Tour (Liverpool)

25 May 2016

Venue: Liverpool City Library
Date and Time: 25 May 2016 (Wed) 10am-3pm
Location: 170 George Street, LIVERPOOL

ILCNSW is bringing ILC Assistive Technology on Tour to South West Sydney on 25-May. This FREE event is designed for people with disabilities, consumers, carers and family members. ILC is all about helping people to explore possibilities for choice. At this event, there will be Assistive Technology sessions and Focus Talks on:
. Mobility Options
. Self-care Options
. Vision / Hearing Options
. Communication Options
Find out Endless Possibilities, try our hands-on display and much more, register for the FREE ILC AT on Tour today!
.... for more info, download tour flyer
Call Gayani on 02 9912 5820 or email help@ilcnsw.asn.au