Des modified a bike for a young client who cannot pedal in the regular way. He had seen a video of her at one of TADSA’s bike clinics and noticed that she was able to exert downward pressure with her legs. Read more here.
Our client, Peter, has a spinal cord injury which has adversely affected his right limbs. He lives on a large property on the Fleurieu Peninsula and required a very stable four wheeled, all terrain, tipping wheelbarrow. Read more here.
TADSA Chairperson Antonia Karydis-Frisan, CEO Nick Carusi, Board Member Amarish Thakur and Project Coordinator Ralph Drage visited an organisation called Determined2® at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre. Read more here.
One recent project was to build Busy Boards for the Hamilton Unit at Hamilton Senior College. Busy Boards, Activity Boards or Sensory Boards, whatever you call them, they all help kids with disabilities. Read more here.
Many of TADSA’s projects can be completed using traditional metalwork,
woodwork or other skills and technologies. Recently, however, TADSA
volunteer Stuart Crisp completed a project using a more modern approach. Read more here.
Deb’s therapist approached TADSA, and Gordon, a lovely caring gentleman and volunteer with TADSA, ingeniously constructed a swing her wheelchair can be wheeled on to. Read more here.
This year is TADSA’s 40th year of service. Over those 40 years, hundreds of volunteers have completed thousands of projects to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, the aged and carers Read more here.
Freedom Wheels is a wonderful program where TADSA volunteers modify standard bikes so that children with disabilities can do something that most of us take for granted – ride a bike Read more here.
Our client, Bill, spends much of his time in a wheelchair that does not have an integrated table. He regularly uses a tablet, mobile phone and two remote controls Read more here.
Young TADSA client Charlie has a Segway to help her get around. Unfortunately, she’s unable to stand for an extended period and standing up is how you use a Segway – until now. Read more here.