Gateways to School Therapy Group provides transition support for children with additional needs, prior to them commencing mainstream school.
It is facilitated by a team of allied health professionals, which may include Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Therapy Assistants working with a group of up to 12 children.
The program runs in Geelong and western Melbourne (Altona).
To introduce and experience school routines and expectations. Children will practice concepts such as:
Packing and unpacking bags, managing self care routines (lunch, toilet, hats, sunscreen), telling news, lining up, turn taking, playing with peers, listening to and following instructions, transitioning between activities, group activities, table top tasks.
NDIS participants can fund the program as part of the Capacity Building Daily Activity funding bundle.
Want more information?
Gateways is now accepting expressions of interest for our 2021 program. If you’re interested in your child attending, please discuss this with your Key Worker, Therapist or contact Bernadette Walker, Therapy & Inclusion Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 03 5221 2984. Download 2021 registration forms for Geelong and western Melbourne now.