The concept of assistive technology to help employees achieve more in the workplace is nothing new. It’s the portability of many of the assistive devices which is the relatively new trend having a big impact on how we work. Time was, that all assistive tech devices were big, clunky pieces of equipment. They were often22nd July 2019
On the 20th June, we attended the ILMI Leader Manual Launch. ILMI Chair, Shelly Gaynor, opened the event with an overview of the relevancy of the resource to everyday life. James Cawley, ILMI Policy Officer, then provided the technical details. It was the piloting of the training rollout for the Leader Manual, by he and22nd July 2019
Austen Burns, Information Office at CILNI, has recently returned from an informative visit to the Centre for Independent Living in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia. The purpose of Austen’s visit was to learn more about the invaluable work of the centre, which is similar to what CILNI do in Northern Ireland. In Cambodia, the centre looks to22nd July 2019
Rate it! provide product reviews by and for disabled people and offer disabled people a space to share their views and reviews of products that can help increase independence and make life a little bit easier. Laura Horton, a Rate it! partner recently outlined the 5 Rs to help you live more independently. Representation4th July 2019
Self Directed Support helped me get my confidence and independence back. It meant I didn’t have to completely rely on my family for support. Having a PA has enabled me to start living my life independently.
The Centre for Independent Living really helped us understand how we can use direct payments to live independently. Their advice enabled us to get the support we needed.