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One of the tasks performed by occupational therapists at Braeside Hospital in Sydney’s west is taking rehabilitation clients from the hospital to their homes to assess their ability to cope when they are discharged from hospital.

Car Transfer Seat

One of the tasks performed by occupational therapists at Braeside Hospital in Sydney’s west is taking rehabilitation clients from the hospital to their homes to assess their ability to cope when they are discharged from hospital. Read more...

Hearing Test Box

The Shepherd Centre is an early intervention program providing auditory habilitation for children with a hearing impairment. It was set up over 30 years ago at the initiative of Dr Bruce and his late wife Annette, after their two children were born profoundly deaf. Read more...

Accessible Toys

Children with disabilities cannot always use conventional toys, and this makes them vulnerable to being excluded in play situations. TAD has been involved in an interesting project to create a resource of toys specially designed for use by children with additional needs. Read more...

Treatment Ladder

A correctly proportioned ladder can help children with cerebral palsy such as four-year-old Matthew to stand up independently, to assist with activities that are easier to do standing up, and to move from a standing to seated position and vice versa. Read more...

Laine’s Standing Frame

Children who cannot stand unaided need to be assisted to do so at regular intervals, for reasons associated with physical and social development. To do this they need a device which supports them while they are upright. Read more...

Block Trolley

Ashfield Infants’ Home is a day care and early intervention center where the development of children with special needs is given particular attention. Set in a beautiful 19th century house and grounds in Sydney’s inner west, it is a bright, happy and constructive environment for the children to play and learn. Read more...

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