In the 2019-2020 summer holidays, Boost Therapy will be running a bunch of group programs!! We’ll have our old favourites, Social Sporty Kids and Food Explorers, but will also be introducing a toileting program and a fine motor program! Interested? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll make sure you’re the first to know all the details!
Groups offer the benefit of practising skills with peers and provide a more intensive approach as sessions are run over the course of 1 or 2 weeks. Our groups are run by our Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists with extra support provided by 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 school holidays over 3 days, Tuesday the 21st, Thursday the 23rd and Saturday the 25th of January, 2020. 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. Our next group will be held during the school holidays over 4 days in April. 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 4-9, who:
For more information on the Food Explorers program, see our information sheet here.
New groups in 2020!!
In 2020 we will also be running:
A fine motor group in Springfield (3 x 1 hour sessions)
A parent group focused on toilet training and troubleshooting when learning to use the toilet is difficult
If you are interested in any of our group programs, please send an expression of interest email to email@example.com and we’ll send through more information once details are finalised.
More information can be found here.