Stories & Events - Northcott

AFO’s custom made using 3D technology

By Sarah Basha, 22 June 2017 , Comments

Northcott Innovation and AbilityMate are searching for 20-30 children aged 2-8 to take part in a free clinical trial for 3D Printed Ankle Foot Orthotics.  Your child will be treated by two highly respected Orthotists, and will receive a pair of custom-made 3D Printed AFO's. The study goes for 6 months but the AFO’s are… Read more...

Night Owls

Date: 11 August 2017

For those that enjoy partying the night away. From hitting the nightclubs to attending concerts and performances, Night Owls is the group for you. Please note: Support costs are for a 1:3 ratio, if you require additional support we will provide you with a tailored quote. There must be a minimum of 6 individuals to See event details

Sports fans unite!

Date: 22 July 2017

Join Northcott and your fellow sporting fans and supporters at sporting events across Sydney this July and August! Please note: Support costs are based on a 1:3 ratio, if you need additional support we will provide you with a tailored quote. There must be a minimum of 6 individuals to run an activity.  Click here See event details

Get outdoor and active

Date: 25 August 2017

Whether you enjoy getting out on Sydney Harbour, trying your hand at an adaptive activity or going on a day trip to the Blue Mountains 0 our Outdoor and Active Group has something for everyone. Join us this Winter! Please note: Support costs are based off a 1:3 ratio, if you need additional support we See event details

Why getting a pet may be one of the best things you ever do…

Feel better when you’re with your pet? You’re not alone. Researchers in Australia and around the world are finding that having pets in your life can bring about substantial benefits to your health and wellbeing. And if you have a disability, the positive effects can be even greater. Here’s just a few ways that a Read more...

Diners Club

Date: 10 August 2017

Come and enjoy dinner, drinks and a culinary experience with friends every 2nd Thursday of the month. Click here to register your interest! Thursday 13th July 2017 – Ribs and Rumps Time: 7pm to 9pm Drop off/pick-up: 353 Church Street, Parramatta Activity cost: you will need money for food and drinks (approx. $20-$30). NDIS support costs: From See event details

AppAbility

Date: 22 June 2017

Northcott is hosting a discovery session for parents of children aged 2-8 years with communication difficulties. Come and discover new apps that can assist you and your child to develop their communication skills. Our Speech Pathologist will share and demonstrate practical apps that you can use with your child at home. This session will include See event details

Primary School Athletics Carnival

Date: 17 August 2017

Come and smash a dash with us at our annual Primary interschool athletics carnival. It is an opportunity for children with disability from across Greater Sydney to come together to: Compete against other students in races, obstacle courses and field events. Represent your school or join the Combined School Team. Make new friends and enjoy a See event details

Our roaming CEO

Ever wondered what a month in the life of Northcott CEO, Kerry Stubbs entails? Here’s a short introduction. Kerry is rarely sitting in the Parramatta office behind her desk attending to emails. “Thank goodness for that!” She says. While actioning emails are absolutely a necessity for her, more often than not, she does this ‘on Read more...

Exploring The Arts

Date: 26 August 2017

Unleash your creative and cultural side with The Arts and Northcott! From attending exhibitions to enjoying performing arts and live concerts, this group will also participate in centre-based Art sessions. Join us for one activity or for all! Click here to register your expression of interest! Wednesday 7th June 2017 – Access Tour of NSW Art See event details

Meet the little girl who is taking on Australia

It’s not every day that an 11 girl year old from a small country town in regional New South Wales qualifies to compete at a National Sporting Competition, but that’s exactly what Caitlin Bargwanna has done. Caitlin is originally from Mungindi, which is a small town on the New South Wales and Queensland border with Read more...

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