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2019 Dinner in the Dark


Enter a world where your notion of taste and smell are tested...for a good cause. Dinner in the Dark is Can:Do 4Kids signature fundraising event. Established in 2014, it is the first of its kind in the state and has raised over $400,000 for vital services for South Australian children who are ...

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2019 Breakfast at the Track


Join us and motorsport guests for breakfast and entertainment – trackside! Hosted by the FIVEaa Sports Show with Rowey & Bicks, your two course breakfast includes bubbles by Amadio, Coopers beer and a few surprises… JUST ANNOUNCED: Hear from motorsport personalities, David ...

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2019 Superloop Adelaide 500


Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House is the official charity partner for the 2019 Superloop Adelaide 500! Adelaide Ignites with the 2019 Superloop Adelaide 500 and we are very excited to be the official charity partner for this event! Held over 4 days from Thursday 28 February to Sunday 3 March and...

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Cookies 4Kids


With the help of our good friends Vilis Family Bakery and Drakes Supermarkets these Can:Do 4Kids piggy cookies will be for sale in Drakes Supermarkets in South Australia from Wednesday February 6th for 4 weeks only! These delicious vanilla shortbread cookies are $3 each and ALL proce...

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Smile Magazine Issue #15


Read the latest edition of Smile Magazine. Early Intervention supports Zara National Week of Deaf People Meet Matt - We chat to Matthew about his hearing loss experience

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Learn and Grow


Learn and Grow is an Early Intervention group for birth to 2-year-olds and we are excited to share that our upcoming sessions will have some special guests!  15th August: ‘How to get kids interested in books and read to them when they have low vision?’ And; ‘can my child...

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2018 City-Bay Fun Run


Join the Can:Do 4Kids Convoy at the 2018 City-Bay Fun Run and help us to raise vital funds to support sensory impaired SA kids! Can:Do 4Kids Convoy team member registrations have now closed but you can still support us by helping us fundraise! By supporting member's of the 2018 Can:Do 4...

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Coins 4Kids 2018/2019


My name is Drake and I have albinism. It was a big a shock to my Mum and Dad, but they are doing a great job and have loads of support from Can:Do 4Kids. Because I was born with this condition, bright lights and sunlight hurt my eyes and I can’t see as well as other kids, but I do h...

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2018 Melbourne Cup Charity Luncheon


Enjoy the excitement and glamour of the Melbourne Cup in the Stamford Plaza's luxurious Ballroom, whilst helping raise vital funds for Can:Do 4Kids! Can:Do 4Kids has partnered with the Stamford Plaza to celebrate the race that stops a nation for the 2018 Stamford Plaza Melbourne Cup Charit...

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Smile Magazine Issue#14


Read the latest edition of Smile Magazine. Drake's family get the support they need; Sophia's interpreting success story; Community Dollars, how you can participate;

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2018 Dinner in the Dark


Look out for 2019 event details, coming soon. Stay updated and connected here We are excited to announce that this year’s Dinner in the Dark event has raised over $105,000 for Can:Do 4Kids. This exceeds the amount raised in 2017 and is the highest amount raised at a Dinner in the Dark ev...

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Osama's journey of hope...


  A world away from home 6 year old Osama and his family are happily settled in their house in Adelaide, Australia. Osama attends a specialist school; he can dress himself, feed himself and even use the toilet himself-but this wasn’t always the case.  Osama’s jou...

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A new life for Lucas


After suffering life threatening meningitis in the early years of his life Lucas lost the hearing in his left ear. Before his hearing impairment, Lucas was a happy, thriving child who would babble away to anyone- he was just finding his feet and his vocabulary. His parents Damien and Tamara th...

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Hearing health with Can:Do Classroom


The Can:Do Classroom brings our experts to your classroom in the form of a FREE comprehensive national curriculum schools based education program that teaches South Australian primary school children about social inclusion, noise induced hearing loss, and Australian Sign Language (A...

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Aaron's hearing journey


Aaron is like any other bright and energetic three year old boy, busy exploring and enjoying the world. He loves monster cars and his sisters. But Aaron hears the world very differently.…. Not passing the new born hearing test was a huge shock to Aaron’s mum Jennifer. Some c...

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2018/2019 Entertainment Book


Have you ordered your 2018 | 2019 Entertainment Book or Digital Membership? For only $70, you will receive $20,000 of value and you will also be supporting sensory impaired SA kids! Choose from the following memberships, The traditional Entertainment™ Book Membership that comes ...

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Smile Magazine Issue#13


Read the latest edition of Smile Magazine. A new life for Lucas; Meet Heidi - the new Group Chief Executive; Coins 4Kids - how can you help?

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Coins 4Kids 2017/2018


It was the biggest Coins 4Kids campaign to dtae, with over 350 green collection pigs placed all over South Australia. We were blown away by the creative fundraising ideas and the kindess of businesses that cleared their counters to participate. We would like to thank each and every South Austr...

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year


The Can:Do 4Kids office will be closed over the Christmas period from Friday, 22nd December 2017 and will re-open on Monday, 8th January 2018. We look forward to seeing you all in 2018. 

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Chief Executive Announcement


A special announcement from Judy Curran, Group Chief Executive You may be aware that earlier this year I announced that I would be retiring from my position as Group Chief Executive with the Can:Do Group at the end of the year. Following this announcement, our Board undertook an e...

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2017 Can:Do 4Kids Client Christmas Party


Join the Can:Do 4Kids team to celebrate the festive season with entertainment, amusements, BBQ lunch and a special visit from Santa! WHEN – Sunday 3 December 2017 WHERE – Soutar Park, Albert Street, Goodwood Location close to the Goodwood tram stop and street parking is also ...

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2018 Can:Do 4Kids Client Pool Party


Join the Can:Do 4Kids team for some fun in the sun poolside! WHEN – Sunday 21 January 2018 WHERE – Waterworld Aquatic Centre, Golden Grove Road, Ridgehaven TIME – 6.30pm to 8.30pm Venue open to Can:Do 4Kids clients and families from 6.30pm, no admittance prior Foo...

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Give a Gift of Independence


Help Kids like Nate this Christmas   Imagine a grey world, where you see no colour and have a sensitivity to light - that is reality for Nathaniel or Nate to his family and friends.  Nate is 3 years old, an absolute chatterbox and never stops talking. He is fascinated by anything...

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2017 Melbourne Cup Luncheon


We are very proud to announce that the 2017 Melbourne Cup Luncheon raised $15,185 to support Can:Do 4Kids. What a fantastic result! Stay tuned for event photos and information about next year's event on our Facebook page, find the link below.   We would like to thank Stamford H...

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OT Highlight - Analise Favretto


Analise Favretto,  occupational therapists at Can:Do 4Kids, shares with us her story. Happy OT week everyone! Why did you choose to become an occupational therapist? I knew I always wanted to work in the health field in some capacity, as working with people was important to me. I ...

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DIY Activity - Talking Tennis Balls


Talking tennis balls - build hand and finger strength! How: Cut a 7cm line across the tennis ball. Stick on eyes Draw hairs, lips, eye lashes Make the tennis ball ‘talk’ by squeezing the sides of the mouth Scrunch up little bits of paper or using pom poms to ‘fe...

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OT Highlight -Adriana Sapio


It's OT week and we've asked some of our talented occupational therapists, why they do what they do and here's what Adriana Sapio said. Why did you choose to become an occupational therapist? I knew I always wanted to work with people in a health area but was tossing up between ...

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DIY Activity - Sensory Balloons


How: with your child, fill up balloons using a funnel with different sensory mediums. Have the child choose some themselves! Add things with a scent to and an additional sense of smell (e.g. ground up coffee beans). We particularly like flour, rice, and water. Get creative! Even place a little pe...

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OT Highlight - Jess Schultz


It's OT week and we are featuring some of our talented therapists through-out the week. So, meet Jess Schult... Why did you choose to become an occupational therapist? I’ve always had a passion for working with people and a belief that every individual has the ability to live ...

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Occupational Therapy Week


Happy OT Week! Sunday 22 October until Saturday 28 October, inclusive. This is to coincide with World Occupational Therapy Day on 27th October. OT Week helps promote the many ways occupational therapy can help people at all stages of life to reach their potential. This year OT...

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Champagne Fest


We are pleased to advise that $1,251 was raised for Can:Do 4Kids from this event. A huge thank you to our major supporter, National Wine Centre for their continued support.     

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Smile Magazine Issue #12


Read the latest edition of Smile Magazine. Ashley's fight for inclusion - being the only signing Deaf person in the small town of Crystal Brook; Auslan /  English Interpreting career; Fussy eating - Top 10 mealtime tips to support your family; Paediatric Hearing Aid Fitt...

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Can:Do Connections, Spring 2017


In this edition: Help us name the Coins 4Kids pig, City-Bay fun run - increasing independence, Top 10 tips for mealtime,  New Youth Program,  Celebrate Speech Week, Routines Based Intervention. Read the latest Can:Do Connecti...

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Introducing our Coins 4Kids Mascot...


Thank you to everyone who entered the Can:Do 4Kids, Coins 4Kids colouring in competition. Every entry was amazing with some very creative names - Pinky, Dumpling and Piglet some of the top name suggestions. We have now drawn the winning entry and would like to introduce you to… Pe...

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Top Mealtime Tips


Check your child’s mealtime set up: Make sure their feet are flat on the floor or foot rest (you can make your own using old phone books and magazines). They should be positioned at 90 degrees at their hips, knees and ankles) with their bottom at the back of their seat so the back is sup...

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Talk to us about how we can bring your plan to life!


  Can:Do 4Kids supports children and young adults with sensory impairment. Services include but are not limited to occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work, feeding, assistive technology, child and youth development, APD and more.  Contact us today!   De...

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2017 Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run


We are so proud of our 2017 Can:Do 4Kids Convoy members, what a great race yesterday! We are proud to advise that this year's team has already raised over $7,000 in support of Can:Do 4Kids and you can still help us reach our goal of $10,000! Support our Convoy Team Members reach their f...

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This is Dimi


Dimi is a beautiful little boy with big brown eyes, curly hair and a cheeky smile. Like other boys his age he likes music, being outdoors and playing with other kids. Dimi has been part of our Can:Do family since his birth and his family have decided to share their story with you.  His mu...

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2017 Dinner in the Dark


Look out for next year's event date, coming soon. Stay updated with all the event details here We are excited to announce that this year’s Dinner in the Dark event reached our goal and raised $100,316 for Can:Do 4Kids. This exceeds the $85,000 from last year and is the highest amount...

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Can:Do Charity Challenge


Congratulations again to our 9 amazing Can:Do Charity Challengers, what a great achievement in raising over $100,000 to support the services provided by Can:Do 4Kids and Deaf Can:Do! Follow our Facebook page here for the confirmed television screening date, coming to a TV near you very soon! ...

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Young Kids, Big Hearts


Meet these young fundraisers giving back. Adeline Roe A Can:Do 4Kids client for over 8 years, Adeline Roe is an amazing young fundraiser in our community. Diagnosed with Cone Dystrophy, her vision is described as a blurry black and white photo. With no colour vision, poor fine and d...

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Drakes and Coins 4Kids


Did you shop at Drakes Supermarkets in during the month of July? If you did you might have put a little spare change into one of our cute green Coins 4Kids piggies, and a little spare change can sure add up. The Coins 4Kids campaign was launched in July in conjunction with Adelaide&r...

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Barefoot by the Sea


We are excited to announce that this year's event raised over $12,000 for Can:Do 4Kids. All funds raised from Barefoot by the Sea go towards supporting the services provided by Can:Do 4Kids, please consider donating here.

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City-Bay Fun Run


We are excited to announce that this year's event raised over $6,000 for Can:Do 4Kids. Thank you to all participants and those who supported them to achieve their fundraising goals. All funds raised from the Can:Do 4Kids Convoy go towards supporting the services provided by Can:Do 4Kids, ...

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Dinner in the Dark 2016


We are excited to announce that this year’s Dinner in the Dark event raised $85,000 for Can:Do 4Kids. This is the highest amount raised at a Dinner in the Dark event since its inception in 2014! For those of you who couldn't join us at Dinner in the Dark last night, w...

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