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The new kids on the block …

Lucinda Kids Physio approached us a few months ago with an offer to make a donation for every client treated in their new practice. We received our first donation recently and we are truly thankful to, not only the team there, but each and every one of their clients that walks through their door! T…
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No stopping her now …

“Little Miss B was born 4 weeks premmie, but had not really shown any delay in anything she did until it came to walking. With two older siblings, we assumed that she would pick it up earlier than the other two. When she turned 18 months old and was still not walking, we became concerned…
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Toyota Material Handling Australia – Newcastle

Toyota Material Handling at Newcastle has become a regular supporter of Wheeling & Able in recent years and we are truly grateful to our Friends there for their continued support! Check out their website here We can’t do what we do without the support of others!

Izzy’s wheels

Thanks to the generous donation from Toyota Material Handling Australia- Newcastle, Wheeling & Able was able to provide a customised tricycle for little Izzy. Izzy is a delightful 3½ year old with a rare condition resulting in, amongst many other things, low tone and muscle weakness. 18 months ago when Izzy began with her physiotherapist, she…
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Newcastle Basketball Charity Night

Wheeling & Able was lucky enough to be the recipient of Newcastle Basketball’s Annual Charity Night 2019.  We again thank Newcastle Basketball, their sponsors, particularly Clover Car Wash Wallsend, and basketball fans for helping to raise a whopping $6420 on the night! Pictured are Jeni White and Kym Blanch from Wheeling & Able with Richard…
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From the President

Wheeling and Able was again presented with a variety of requests for necessary equipment and services from therapists throughout the year. For some clients W&A provided the only funding option for families struggling with NDIS system failures. The impact on our clients and families would have been detrimental without the timely responses of our organisation. W&A…
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Matilda

Little Matilda had developed severe Plagiocephaly (flat head) and required a customised cranial helmet to correct the shape of her skull. We were able to approve funding and have the helmet fitted within a week; the urgency being the very crucial period of infant skull growth when the bones are thin, soft and flexible. Six…
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Zac

Wheeling and Able has helped Zac maintain his part time job, keep his medical appointments and enjoy a social life with family and friends with reliable transport options now in place. Happy Wheeling Zac!

donations

Did you know we can now accept donations online

Your support can improve the lives of children with a physical disability.  All donations to Wheeling & Able over $2.00 are tax-deductible. ​We are truly grateful for your support!

Have you met WandA?

We’re excited to introduce you to WandA, our new mascot. If you love WandA as much as we do, check out her creator’s Facebook page, @Kerri Blades Visual Art. A big, heartfelt THANKYOU to Kerri for bringing WandA to life for us!