Kids Can! OT
PALS Social Skills Group - Term 4 2018
Does your child need to develop social skills and the ability to manage feelings?
The PALS (Play and Learning to Socialise) program is for children aged 4 to 6 years. Group numbers are capped at 6 and parents attend with their child.
Dates: Tuesdays 10.30-11.30 from October 9th- 11th December
Content includes 10 sessions covering:
- Greeting others
- Taking turns: talking and listening
- Taking turns at play
- Asking for help
- Identifying feelings
- Overcoming fear and anxiety
- Managing frustration
- Calming down and speaking up
Further information about the PALS program can be found at www.palsprogram.com.au
PALS is an evidence-based program and is included in HCWA's approved programs.
Fees: $90 per session. HCWA and Betterstart funding can be used. Rebates are available for clients using Chronic Disease Complex Needs Care Plans (Medicare) and Private Health.
SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Feeding Groups
Groups may formed where children of similar age have similar oral motor skills, as these are targeted in feeding therapy. This is determined after an individual initial assessment, after which a report is provided including recommendations.
Younger children (12 months to 6 years) use the standard "Food School" SOS program.
Older children (from 7 years) participate in the "Food Scientist" SOS program.
Group programs run for 10 weeks, sessions are one hour and cost $110 per session. Participants must be able to attend at least 75% of the group sessions to be included in the group.
Where suitable groupings are not possible, individual feeding therapy sessions are provided.
Autism and Me - Autistic and Awesome!
Group for Children
This group aims to help children to understand their diagnosis, challenge myths, build self esteem, develop social connections and appreciate the unique person that they are.
Ages 7-12 (younger group and older group)
2 x 90 minute sessions
Cost- $120 per session
6 participants maximum per group
Group contingent on numbers- please register your interest
Venue- Kids Can! OT- Lawnton (Brisbane North)
Rebates are available for clients using Chronic Disease Complex Needs Care Plans (Medicare) and Private Health.