Social Communication Holiday Workshops – Geelong, Sept 2017
Primary aged children with social communication challenges.
Partners in Communication are offering workshops over the September/October holidays (26th – 28th TBC) for primary school children. These workshops will be run with Speech Pathologists and use the Social Thinking methodology as seen in The Incredible Flexible You®, We Thinkers®, Social Thinking and Me® and Superflex® (produced by www.socialthinking.com) together with the ‘Zones of Regulation’ by Leah Kuypers.
These programs are a social thinking curriculum for early childhood and are designed for 5-10 year olds. Groups will be tailored accordingly to ability and age. Minimum numbers will be required.
These groups are for children who are in their early primary years.
They might have difficulties with:
Listening and attending
Initiating and maintaining conversations
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.
The groups are for 4 – 5 children together with a speech pathologist, occupational therapist and experienced assistants.
They run for a duration of 1.75 hrs, with parents returning 20 minutes prior to the end of the session for the feedback component.
Thinking with your eyes/ Joint attention
Interpreting the context/situation
Whole Body Listening
Social behavior mapping
Free play facilitating session targets
When: Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th, Wednesday 27th (TBC) September 2017
Where: Health E Medical Centre, 258 Shannon Ave, Geelong West
Who: Fiona / Linda – 03 9973 1632
Costs: NDIS clients: $146.94 per session. Self-funded: $135 per session, payments to be made in advance.