Making Life Goals Possible Through AAC After noticing changes in her body and speech clarity, Townsville local Natasha was in her 20’s when she was diagnosed with an extremely rare and progressive condition that affects the brain, spinal cord and nervous system, known as Leukodystrophy. Not about to let her condition impact her independence, Natasha […]
Home Modifications: Changing Lives For The Better When mum of six, Kristine Bauman, needed expert help reconfiguring her home to cater for the needs of her two sons with disability, LifeTec stepped in to lend a hand, overseeing a major modification under the NDIS. Jayson, 18, and his brother Leigham, 14, both have a rare form […]
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Exists In My Life, But Doesn’t Control It For the past 28 years, Ross has lived with multiple sclerosis. If you ask him however, Ross would tell you that it exists in his life, but it doesn’t control his life. “NDIS funding has given me the opportunity to maintain my health as […]
Wheelchair Hoisting Solutions: Big Lift For Nikita Nikita Bennett is a remarkable young woman who has lived with a mild form of Cerebral Palsy since birth. Nikita has been using a wheelchair on and off since she was about 11 years old. At that young age, she says she felt that the chair made her […]
Guest blog: Making the most of GPS devices: What do people really want from wearable location technologies?
Guest Blog: Making The Most Of GPS Devices: What Do People Really Want From Wearable Location Technologies? With the development of GPS technologies, a number of wearable location devices have become available on the market. These technologies are seen as cost-effective systems of support for people who wander or need to stay connected when navigating […]
Assistive Technology Solutions For Independence As the NDIS rolls-out in northern Queensland, people with disability will be able to decide where and how they want to invest the funding support they receive from the Federal Government. This type of person-centred care has been designed to encourage people to make their own choices about the support they […]