Blog Category: Stories

Cranial Therapy Service Supports Babies and Parents

NovitaTech’s Cranial Therapy service provides head and skull assessment using the latest in 3D technology. Scans of a baby’s head provide objective, repeatable measures that can track improvements over time and can help inform if treatment is necessary.

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Josh’s Story in Focus

Twenty-two year old university student Josh has his eye on the future and it’s looking very bright. This creative and sporty young man is studying a Bachelor of Television and Film, focusing on the VFX (Visual Effects) side of the course, saying “I love the idea of creating something that’s not real and turning it into a reality through technology.”

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Celebrating Linda’s 45 Years of Support

Linda MacGillivray, Allied Health Assistant, recently celebrated her 45-year milestone with Novita. Linda began her amazing career in childcare before becoming a Physio Assistant at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. She loved the work but missed working with children so, in 1976, Linda applied to work at Novita.

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When dreams come true | Alex meets Bruce McAvaney

At just eight years of age, Novita Kid Alex has recently realised two of his dreams.

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Noah and Harley are taking big steps at Novita’s Berri hub

Brothers Noah and Harley both live with Autism Spectrum Disorder and have recently started accessing services from Novita‘s Berri hub. As a result both boys are already making important developments and achieving some of their goals.

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Anita is making an impact in the Riverland

Anita is an advocate for the disability community in the Riverland of South Australia. Living with cerebral palsy and spina bifida, she has been accessing her support coordination services and occupational therapy from Novita’s Berri hub since it opened in February of this year, and has recently commenced developmental education therapy.

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Sport loving Alex is making big strides toward his therapy goals

Alex lives with cerebral palsy which affects all four of his limbs and is supported by Novitatech for his assistive technology services, including orthotics and mobility equipment such as his walker and wheelchair. Both of which have supported him to enhance and improve his mobility.

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Supporting Dee to live a more independent life

Dee lives with cerebral palsy and has been accessing a wide variety of therapy and support services from Novita and Novitatech during the past 12 years, which have resulted in her achieving many exciting goals and leading a more independent life.

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Bathroom modification supports Shailer and her family to live more independently

Shailer has benefitted from a major home modification to her family bathroom, which has made the space more functional and accessible, and is supporting her to live more independently.

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Novitatech modifies Jacob’s house to become wheelchair accessible

Supported by his parents, Jacob accesses occupational therapy, speech pathology, physiotherapy and aquatic therapy, from the Novita hub at Port Lincoln.

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Shane’s reaching big goals and his powered wheelchair is along for the ride

Shane works with Novitatech’s Manager of Technical Services, Prithy, and is making great progress including accessing his powered wheelchair controls to drive independently and being able to use the communication device that’s been installed on the wheelchair.

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Novita’s orthotics technician Jono is supporting clients to reach their mobility goals

Jono has a degree in Bio Medical Engineering from Sydney University, which has supported him to gain employment in the orthotics and prosthetics field.

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