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Novita Children's Services

Novita provides a broad range of support services to kids, young people and adults living with a wide range of physical and intellectual disability in Adelaide, across regional South Australia and Broken Hill.

Services are provided in Novita hubs, in clients’ homes, in community facilities and also through telehealth.

Vision and mission

With a focus on research, innovation and evidence based practice and technology, Novita provides individually tailored solutions to support the achievement of personal goals and encouraging each person to discover their abilities and reach their full potential.

How Novita can help

Novita’s team of staff includes rehabilitation specialists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, psychologists, social workers, orthotists, rehabilitation engineers and dieticians, who work together with our clients and their families. They are able to offer a continuum of disability services – starting with young children and working with people of all ages, right through to senior adults. Novita also provides service coordination and planning support, making your experience as easy as possible.

Information / help lines

  • Call 1300 668 482 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm ACST
  • Email: services@novita.org.au

Programs, apps and tools

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Novita Children's Services.

Last reviewed: September 2020

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Advice | Novita

Hearing that your child has a disability often occurs at, or shortly after birth

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Intellectual Disability | Novita

Intellectual disability is the most commonly recorded disability, occurring in about 3% of the population in Australia

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Potty and Toilet Training Guide | Novita

Helpful Information Helpful Information | Tags: Daily routines Potty and Toilet Training Guide When it comes to potty training, it helps to have a few tricks up your sleeve! This step-by-step guide is full of tips and tricks to help your child get the hang of potty training

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To be independent | Novita

Why promote independence? Many children with a disability are sheltered from taking risks

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Play as Therapy | Novita

Novita’s Play as Therapy’ is a series of short videos that show how play is one of the best ways to help children living with disability develop skills and achieve their goals – anything from improving balance, communicating with others or learning about their emotions

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Reading routines - How to get your kids reading more | Novita

Helpful Information Helpful Information | Tags: Reading Reading routines – How to get your kids reading more access_time5 min read We all know reading to our kids is a great idea, because it helps to increase their vocabulary and makes their brains bigger, and it helps them with school

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Cerebral palsy | Novita

About cerebral palsy Whilst cerebral palsy is not a progressive condition, changes may occur over time

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6 steps | Novita

If you have lots of appointments with different doctors or specialists, start a notebook to record all your conversations and appointment dates

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Recreation & sports participation | Novita

What Novita provides Children, young people and adults engage in a variety of activities for fun and with friends

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