Our School Readiness Program is to support Children with their transition to formal Schooling. We believe this Program is helpful for ALL children, however is particularly beneficial for children who experience social difficulties, struggle with regulation or experience anxiety. It is also appropriate for children with mild to moderate autism spectrum disorder.
We target several key areas, increasing independence, fostering resilience and social skills training as well as activities specific to a classroom such as listening skills, task completion, coping with changes, managing transitions and problem solving.
Our Program runs across 8 days, 2 consecutive weeks in January Monday – Thursday and is for 2.5 hours a day. Kids LOVE attending this program. We make sure the experience is educational and FUN!
This program is facilitated by two qualified allied health professionals/specialist educators who have specific training and experience in supporting children with anxiety, ASD and other social difficulties. Our program has been written with the Support of Psychologists, Counsellors, Occupational and Speech Therapists and Early Childhood Educators. We provide children a unique opportunity to further develop social, emotional and play skills and ensure they have the best possible start in Prep. A positive and rewarding start can set the pattern for the rest of your child’s formal education.
Children will be supported to: