School Holiday Sessions

These sessions are designed to provide social experiences for children and young people, whilst engaging in fun and interactive activities.
Run by experienced therapists, participants will have a chance to try different activities without committing to a longer block of therapy.
New and existing clients welcome, come and try our new state-of-the-art therapy centre.


Noarlunga

Age group: 5-8
Suitable for: Children with sensory needs
Facilitated by: Speech Pathologist and/or Occupational Therapist

When: Monday 12th April 2021, 1pm-2:30 pm

Length of sessions: 90 minutes
Group numbers: Maximum of 4

About the group

Physical activities are well-known to provide benefits to the growth, health and well-being of children. Physical activities in childhood provide opportunities for building muscle strength and activity is also known to promote the development of interpersonal skills, self-confidence and self-efficacy.

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Noarlunga

Age groups: 5-8, 9-12 and 13+
Suitable for: Children and youth with sensory needs
Facilitated by: Occupational Therapist/Developmental Educator/Allied health therapy assistant

When:

5-8yrs Wednesday 14th of April 2021, 10 am-12 pm

9-12yrs: Wednesday 14th of April 2021, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

13+: Wednesday 21st of April   2021, 10 am-12 pm

Length of sessions: 2 hours

Group numbers: Minimum of 4, Maximum of 8

Children attend sessions with their parents.

About the group

This group supports the development of parent-child connections and communication skills through cooking activities.  Preparing food together develops communication skills, fine motor skills, provides sensory experiences and social opportunities for both adults and children.  Have fun being creative in the kitchen.

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Noarlunga

Age group: 9-12
Suitable for: Children with sensory needs
Facilitated by: Speech Pathologist and/or Occupational Therapist

When: Monday 19th April 2021, 1 pm – 2:30 pm

Length of sessions: 90 minutes
Group numbers: Maximum of 4

About the group

Physical activities are well-known to provide benefits to the growth, health and well-being of children. Physical activities in childhood provide opportunities for building muscle strength and activity is also known to promote the development of interpersonal skills, self-confidence and self-efficacy.

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Noarlunga

Age group: 5-8 or 9-12
Suitable for: Children with ASD and/or communication or social difficulties
Facilitated by: Allied health therapist/assistant

When: 

5-8 years – Thursday 22nd of April 2021, 10 am – 12 pm 

9-12 years – Thursday 22nd of April 2021, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Length of sessions: 2 hours
Group numbers: Maximum of 6

Participants attend the sessions independently from their parents. Participants work in small groups during the sessions.

About the group

Using Lego, our therapists will teach children a range of skills, including turn-taking, sharing, listening, conversation, teamwork, shared attention and problem-solving.

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Noarlunga (2 session program)

Age group: 8-12 or 13+
Facilitated by: Allied health therapist/assistant
When:

When:

Age group: 8 – 12

Friday 16th April 2021, 10am – 12pm

AND

Friday 23RD April 2021, 10am – 12pm

Age group: 13+                   

Friday 16th April 2021, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

AND

Friday 23RD April 2021, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Length of sessions: 2 hours
Group numbers: Minimum of 3, Maximum of 5

Participants attend the sessions independently from their parents.

About the group

Providing leadership opportunities for young people to share their interests, skills and knowledge of technology with others.

  • Provide activities where language is not a barrier to enable more engagement for clients who have a diagnosis of ASD or are deaf or hard of hearing.
    • Provide social opportunities for children and young people
    • Provide an age-appropriate and engaging environment that encourages clients to develop their social, co-operative and communication skills

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Noarlunga

Age group: 5 – 8, 9 -12 or 13+
Facilitated by: Allied health therapist/assistant
When: 

Age group: 5-8yrs

Wednesday 21st of April 2021, 10am-2:30pm

Age group: 9 – 12 yrs

Tuesday 20th of April 2021, 10am – 2:30pm

Age group: 13+                  

Tuesday 13th of April 2021,  10am – 2:30pm

Length of sessions: 4.5 hours
Group numbers: Maximum of 6

Participants attend the sessions independently from their parents.

About the group

To assist clients to access STEM resources and learning experiences in a supportive environment. Children with sensory needs may miss out on inclusive STEM experiences at school due to lack of appropriate supports, or modified resources and modes of access (for example, Braille Lego Instructions).

  • Provide experiences to clients that may be difficult to access without the support offered by allied health therapists
    • Provide access to accessible resources and technology for clients to participate in sessions/blocks focusing on high-interest topics
    • Provide the opportunity for social connections with peers also accessing our services
    • Provide ‘real world’ practice for clients to use their assistive tech/supportive devices for purposes that are meaningful to them (eg Braille note, magnifiers, CCTV, Rogers)
    • Provide an age-appropriate and engaging environment that encourages clients to develop their social, co-operative and communication skills

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Noarlunga

Age group: 5-8 or 9-12
Suitable for: Children and youth with sensory needs
Facilitated by: Art Therapist/Speech Pathologist

When:

Age group: 5-8, Tuesday 13th April 2021,  11:30am – 12:30pm

OR

Age group: 9 – 12, Tuesday 13th April 2021,  9:30am – 10:30pm

Length of sessions: 1 hour
Group numbers: Minimum of 4, Maximum of 6

Participants attend the sessions independently from their parents.

About the group

This program is designed to provide opportunities for children with sensory needs to:

  • express feelings that may be difficult to verbalise
  • explore their imagination and creativity
  • develop healthy coping skills and focus
  • improve self-esteem and confidence
  • increase communication skills
  • share in a safe nurturing environment
  • improve motor skills and physical co-ordination

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