School Holiday Workshops July 2019


Play & Social Competency Group

Holiday Worshops - July 2019

 Partners in Communication is offering workshops over the June-July school holidays for:

·      Pre-school children (above 4 years)

·      Prep-readiness program

·      Early primary aged children

·      Later primary aged children

These workshops will be run with Speech Pathologists and use the Social Thinking® methodology as seen in The Incredible Flexible You®, We Thinkers® and Social Thinking and Me® (produced by together with the ‘Zones of Regulation’ by Leah Kuypers.

These programs are a Social Thinking® curriculum for early childhood and are designed for children between 4 and 12 years of age. Groups will be tailored according to ability and age depending on interest. Minimum numbers required.


These groups are tailoured for children who might have difficulties with:


·     Listening and attending

·     Initiation and maintaining conversations

·     Relating socially

·     Negotiating and compromising

·     Making and maintaining friendships


These groups aim to better equip children with the skills required to play with others, learn in a group and consider the thoughts and feelings of themselves and others.


Group structure:

The groups are for 4-5 children together with a speech pathologist/occupational therapist and experienced assistants. They run for a duration of 1 hour 45 mins, with parents returning 20 mins prior to the end of the session for the feedback component.


Activities comprise:

·        Thinking with your eyes/joint attention

·        Interpreting the context/situation

·        Whole body listening

·        Expected/unexpected behaviours

·        Social behaviour mapping

·        Free play facilitating session targets

·        Social games



When: Tuesday – Thursday 2-4th July; Tuesday – Thursday 9-11th July

Time: TBC – based on demand and availability

Where: 243 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield North          Contact: Fiona / Linda – 9973 1632

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Costs: FaHCSIA clients: $150 per session. Non FaHCSIA: $145 per session, payments to be made in advance.

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