Category: Juniors recreation

New bike track for North Geelong to boost wellbeing for children with disability

A new bike track is to be built at Gateways Support Services’ North Geelong site, thanks to the support of the Give Where You Live Foundation. The bike track will give children with disabilities the...
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Bright Sparks building social skills through small group play in term 3

Play is an important part of a child’s development; but it doesn’t come easily to everyone.   Tarneit mother of three, Liane, says her children, Kye, 9, and 6-year-old twins Lyla and Ayva, all struggle with high anxiety and social skills.   So when...
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Therapy meets recreation in bright new program

Fun-filled sessions of science, craft, cooking and more are helping kids reach their NDIS goals in the new Bright Sparks program. The booked-out program, which started last month in Werribee, provides a group therapy option...
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New playgroup for kids with developmental delay in Melbourne’s west

This new therapist-supported playgroup in Wyndham is helping children aged 2-4 years build their social skills, flexibility, sensory regulation and ability to follow routines. It’s also giving parents and carers a chance to connect with...
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Start Year 7 successfully with the Let’s Strive program

Let’s Strive is a two-session transition program offering support and information for Year 7 students who have additional needs, and their parents. Our Adolescent Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapist have created these sessions to assist...
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Play therapy program teaching parents to support child development

The Parent Learn to Play program is a seven session course for small groups of parents or carers aimed at helping support children’s development through play. In the program, parents learn about play development in...
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School transition group for children with additional needs in Melbourne’s west

Starting school is a big milestone for most children and can be an even bigger step for kids with additional needs. Gateways Off To School Program provides support for children heading off to mainstream school...
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Lego Mates donation helps kids with autism in Melbourne’s west

The Lego Mates program in western Melbourne has received a boost thanks to a donation of bricks from MLC Life Insurance. Lego Mates is a small group therapy program designed for children who love Lego...
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It Began with a Passion

“The staff make it my responsibility to focus on 2 or 3 kids.  I get to know them, help them and keep an eye on them”, Melissa said. In the Easter holidays Melissa put her...
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Lego Mates Returns to Werribee in July

Lego Mates is a small group therapy program based on the LEGO therapy model, play therapy and social thinking models to promote children’s social interaction and learning.    Lego Mates allows children to practise joint...
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