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Jim’s Home Sweet Home Modifications

After 24 weeks of rehabilitation and strengthening, Jim moved from his large family home to a low maintenance apartment. While the apartment was low maintenance, it did need to be modified to cater for wheelchair access - that's where NovitaTech came in...

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.

Riverland community to benefit from new Novita hub

Novita established a team in Berri early last year in the former Disability SA facility, and now the team has moved into a larger, refurbished hub.

3D printed helmet therapy achieving incredible results for Carter

Carter had a very successful outcome and the process involved having his own 3D printed helmet fitted, followed by plenty of direction and on-going support from his orthotist.

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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Unique laboratory delivers confidence for people living with disability

The Novitatech Test Lab – the only lab of its kind in Australia accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) – has been testing medical and disability products for local and international manufacturers and suppliers since 1989.

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Top 3 Tips to Prepare for your NDIS Assistive Technology Planning Meeting

Assistive Technology may be included in your National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan if it is identified as a reasonable and necessary support that meets your needs, and supports you to achieve better outcomes in life.

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Achieving independence with technology

John Agostini has a wicked sense of humour. The 51-year-old likes to make others laugh – and he uses his assistive technology from Novitatech to share a joke or two.

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Top 7 Tips for buying shoes to wear with AFOs and Splints

We’ve created this guide for you, to help you understand what to look for to find the best shoes for AFOs and splints.

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Ankle Foot Orthosis

An AFO (Ankle Foot Orthosis) is a plastic splint that can be worn to support your child’s foot and ankle in a better posture for walking or standing.

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Bed Safety for Children Living with Disability

Many children living with disability use bed rails and some have customised beds. Bed rails have often been used as a means of preventing children from falling out of bed and providing a feeling of comfort and security.

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Training

There are a number of different approaches and methods that may be used in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) training. These include immersion and modelling.

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