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Pizza and therapy delivering life skills

The enticing waft of homemade pizza during an occupational therapy session has led to a fledging business for Geelong brothers Charles and Dan. Each month, staff at Gateways Albert St have the chance to order...
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Summer holiday program is a wrap

Gateways Summer Holidays recreation program has wound up after another successful season, with a host of activities and excursions to keep everyone smiling. Among the adventures were: Ballarat Wildlife Park The National Gallery of Victoria...
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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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Gateways disability support expands in Melbourne’s west with Footscray office

Outings with friends, camps, musicals, gym sessions and cooking classes are just some of the activities that keep St Albans sisters Kerrin and Fiona and their Gateways support workers busy each week. And with a...
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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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Program to guide parents in building child’s social communication

The TalkAbility program is designed for parents of verbal children ages 3-7 years with social communication difficulties (including Autism Spectrum Disorder). It supports parents to use natural, everyday situations to build their child’s social communication...
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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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Commonwealth Bank supporting autism programs in Melbourne’s west

New therapy and recreation toys and tools are on the way to our western Melbourne programs thanks to a $500 donation from Commonwealth Bank Wyndham Village. Manager Linh and Sophia handed over the generous cheque...
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Gateways Christmas and New Year’s services

With Christmas just around the corner, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank you – our participants, families and supporters – for making 2019 another successful year for Gateways. On a personal note, it...
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03 5221 2984
10-12 Albert Street
Geelong West,
VIC
3218
Western Melbourne
03 9396 1111
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Footscray,
VIC
3011
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Werribee,
VIC
3030
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Warrnambool,
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3280