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Communicating for life

Did you know that 1 in 7 Australians will experience a communication difficulty in their lifetime?

It's Speech Pathology Week, and in 2023 Speech Pathology Australia is focusing on the important role speech pathologists play in ensuring clients can access a basic human right: the ability to communicate for life.

To find out more about how speech pathologists make a lasting impact on Clients lives, we spoke with MSWA Senior Speech Pathologist Cassandra Latouche and Speech Pathologist Rebekah Smith.

Unravelling the Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis

This groundbreaking discovery not only furthers our understanding of MS but also holds the potential to revolutionise the development of effective treatments for long-term disability in individuals affected by this chronic disease of the central nervous system.

Stepping up to the challenge of rising MS

The number of Western Australians living with multiple sclerosis (MS) is increasing at a significant and accelerating rate, according to latest findings commissioned by MS Australia.

An update about COVID-19

MSWA remains alert as we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. This article provides a current updates and useful links for further information.

Rockingham stationary riders cycle to glory

Healthy competition between MSWA's Service Centres saw Clients ride a combined total of 8935kms in the 2022 Stationary Cycle Challenge – the equivalent of travelling from Perth to Sydney… and back! Rockingham were thrilled to be crowned in first place, taking home the coveted shield for clocking up 1976kms across their 39 riders.

MSWA Client art shines at Canning Show

MSWA’s Client artists had their most successful year to date at the 2022 Canning Show, with 19 winning works of art and both Susan Finlay and Jasmin Franklin named as show champions.

High-grade tech to improve quality of life

Pharmacy 777 is delivering on their pledge to make a difference by generously donating a $25,000 pressure mapping system to prevent painful pressure injuries. One of our longest-standing community partners, Pharmacy 777’s philanthropic donations have topped $250,000 since 2011, an incredible commitment which has made a significant positive impact for the people we exist to support.

Donations lift the bar for MSWA’s gym upgrade

MSWA Wilson was a hive of excitement in January, as Clients and staff came together to witness the opening of the expanded gym space, complete with new equipment to suit the growing needs of our Client base.

Ink-redible donation all sweet for MSWA

It was a full circle moment for Perth tattoo artist Rory Armstrong when he utilised the same creative skills which introduced him to his girlfriend, Dana, to raise more than $6,000 for MSWA in her honour.

Going the distance for MSWA

An incredible 2,100 cyclists came together to fundraise more than $400,000 for people living with neurological conditions as part of the 2022 MSWA Ocean Ride - Powered by RetraVision, in November.