We currently run 2 group programs during the school holidays: Food Explorers and Social Sporty Kids. Groups offer the benefit of practising skills with peers and provide a more intensive approach as sessions are run over the course of 1 week. Our groups are run by our Occupational Therapists, with extra support provided by occupational therapy students.
Social Sporty Kids is a group social skills therapy program that aims to help children with special needs develop the social skills they need to participate in sport. Our next group will be held during the first week of the school holidays over 3 days, Tuesday the 25th, Thursday the 27th and Saturday the 29th of September. The group will take place at Mitchelton Youth Club, in the gymnastics hall. In order to participate, your child must be able to attend all sessions.
Social Sporty Kids may be helpful for children, aged 4 – 9, who:
For more information on the Social Sporty Kids program, see our information sheet here.
Food Explorers is a group feeding therapy program that aims to help children learn about new foods and supports families to continue this journey at home. The group provides children with opportunities to learn about food away from mealtimes and help to reframe how they look at new foods. If you would like to express your interest in attending the next planned Food Explorers group, please fill in a contact form here.
Food Explorers may be helpful for children, aged 3 – 7, who:
For more information on the Food Explorers program, see our information sheet here.