School Holiday Group

 

These September group holidays there will be two groups on offer:

Running these groups will be our Director and Senior Speech Pathologist Mel De Matteo. Mel has over 10 years experience in working with children on social skills and anxiety issues. She provides expertise in all areas of social skill training and specializes in being able to provide children with an individualized program and goals even within a group situation.  Providing further support will be our Allied Health Assistants Ben, Ash and Teagan. All of our assistants have been trained and have extensive experience working in group therapy.  Our Occupational Therapist Jacinta will also be involved in parts of the group.

  1.  Don’t Worry – Bee Happy! 14292452_1198236343553109_8248400782952368476_n

This group focuses on anxiety and emotional regulation for kids.  It will be run by our Senior Speech Pathologist – Mel De Matteo.  The group will run through teaching children about their emotions and how they relate to their behavior.  We will then spend time exploring triggers of anxiety and stress and then move in to strategies to help us cope when these triggers surface.

Dates: 26th, 27th, 28th September

Time: 9.30 -2 pm

Price: $800 for three days ( 14 hours of intensive therapy works out to about $57 per hour)

2. Playing with Others and Being Part of a Group 14355096_1198236350219775_638428650359458973_n

This group focuses on teaching children how to play with other children in a range of difference settings. The children will leave social skills and apply them during different activities such as playing board games, creative play, sport activities, outside play, birthday party games.  Social skills such as sharing, winning and losing, bring a good friend, being interested in others and many more will be taught.   It will be run by our Senior Speech Pathologist – Mel De Matteo.

Dates: 26th, 27th, 28th September

Time: 9.30 – 2pm

Price: $800 for three days ( 14 hours of intensive therapy works out to about $57 per hour)