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Lyla’s Clicking Her Way To Achieving Communication Goals

One of the tools that Lyla and Rebecca have been using is Clicker software, a program that allows Lyla to engage with literacy and school-based activities at her pace. Using the Clicker software shows that there are different ways to access curriculum in addition to pencils and keyboards that give Lyla the opportunity to explore literacy and communication and develop her skills.

How Orthotics could support you to achieve your goals

Orthotics come in all shapes and sizes, can be used on various parts of the body, and can provide fantastic support for someone living with a physical disability to achieve their goals.

New ramp delivers accessibility and safety

A safe ramp can make all the difference to accessibility for people who rely on a wheelchair for their mobility – whether it be at home, at school, in the workplace, or in the community. The NovitaTech team are specialists at finding home modifications solutions – including ramps – to support you to live more independently and have safe access to your home, school, or office.

Tips for supporting kids to use a walker correctly

Walkers can be an important device to support mobility for kids and young people living with disability. The Novita team has some important tips for mums and dads and other family members and carers to ensure kids use their walkers safely – especially if they are using a walker for the first time.

Ryker’s new Powered Wheelchair is changing his life!

Gaining independence is critical to building confidence and self-esteem, while also promoting personal development. With the ongoing support of family, his Novita therapists, teachers and friends, Ryker Harris is defying the odds and making incredible progress.

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Laila’s orthotics journey; from the farm to the netball court

Laila has overcome many hurdles after being diagnosed with cerebral palsy, which affects all four limbs, in particular her legs, and until last year she wasn’t able to walk without the support of her walker.

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Orthotics Recycling Program at Novitatech

Novitatech is home to some of the most passionate, hardworking and talented orthotists in the business and for orthotist Amy-Beth Seeley, living and breathing the Novita values comes as a top priority.

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Telehealth wheelchair and seating support

Novitatech is now offering telehealth wheelchair and seating support to clients who are unable to attend assessment appointments, due to implications associated with COVID-19.

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Novitatech expands wheelchair and seating service

The specialised service supports people with individual wheelchair and seating requirements for their mobility, posture, and day-to-day living, including clinical assessment and fitting to ensure their needs are being met.

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Communicating with PODD

PODD is a form of assistive technology that organises words and symbols into a book or speech-generating device which enable people with complex communication needs to communicate a range of messages across a variety of topics in multiple environments.

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Visiting Novitatech’s orthotics team

Orthotics can provide support for weak, tight or injured muscles and joints in the feet and legs, as well as the upper body.

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Everything you need to know and more about orthopaedic shoes

There are certain characteristics and design features of orthopaedic shoes which set them apart from regular shoes. Here's how to find the right one for you.

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Smart watches deliver independence for people living with disability

Novitatech occupational therapist Louise Ganser says using a smart watch can play a big role in supporting people living with disability to be more independent.

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Race runners give kids extra freedom to move

The innovative PETRA RaceRunner has been designed to support kids, as well as young people and adults, who live with disability such as cerebral palsy that affect mobility and balance.

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Design benefits of Novitatech’s Test Lab

Testing new products for people living with disability at Novitatech’s Adelaide-based Test Lab can prevent design headaches – and save a lot of money – for manufacturers.

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Assistive technology a feature of Rossdale display home

NovitaTech is excited to be partnering with award-winning builder Rossdale Homes to deliver a unique opportunity for South Australians living with disability to experience some of the high-tech devices that could support them to live independently at home.

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