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Therapy Services

Donna finds her voice

Donna, a spritely therapy services customer, is able to communicate again thanks to the generous donations made to Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree. Donna has complex communication needs and is unable to type or touch on a device to help her communicate. Thanks to the eye gaze and voice assist technology she received, Donna now happily communicates with friends and family, as well control her living environment. With support from the …

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, and although most events have been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are still some ways to celebrate and raise awareness. The Autism Association of Western Australia has some great resources listed here. Learn how to recognise the signs of autism in children here. Read this interesting take on why one mother of autistic children does not like Autism Awareness Month. Here at Rocky Bay, …

NASA inspires award winning upholstery team

Rocky Bay’s PostureTech upholstery team recently won a company Star Award for their innovative use of space-age fabric technology to improve our customers’ health and comfort. To help avoid the health issues that can arise from spending a lot of time in postural equipment, such as wheelchairs, the team of Leanne Shannon and Lotta Collier used a fabric developed in conjunction with NASA that helps regulate body temperature, by reducing …

Become an Assistive Technology Mentor

Help others discover greater independence through equipment and technology Only seven scholarships available – unique opportunity to gain a Certificate IV in Assistive Technology Mentoring – apply today for 2020! Could you be an Assistive Technology Mentor? RockyBay, in conjunction with Assistive Technology Australia, is pleased to announce the Certificate IV in Assistive Technology Mentoring will be again running from February 2020. This course aims to provide participants with the …

Connect with Mindful Movers

Rocky Bay’s Mindful Movers group is a collaboration between our Therapy Professional Services program and Curtin University’s School of Occupational Therapy. The pilot group aims to reduce anxiety in young teens and arm them with coping strategies by using a combination of movement and mindfulness strategies. Group participants will be taught various technique through fun games and activities, including: how to move their bodies using a variety of yoga sequences …

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