Workshops

Sounds-Write for Year One 2023: Little Chatterbox Group

Summer Holidays are really long – why not ensure that your child remembers all the hard work from Pre-Primary by giving them a boost of knowledge before they head into Year One.

In this group, we will revisit:

  • Sounds in the Initial Code (Units 1 – 7)
  • Structures of Words (Units 8 – 10)
  • Consonant digraphs (Unit 11) – Time permitting

A parent/ caregiver is required to attend all the sessions, as activities will need to be replicated in between sessions.

When: Wednesday 11th, 18th and 25th January 2023

Time: 9:30am – 10:30am

Where: Perth Hills Allied Health, 105 Champion Drive, Kelmscott

Cost: $250 for all 3 sessions (children must attend all 3 sessions)

NDIS Self and Plan managed participants welcome
Private Health rebates may apply. Check with your health fund.

Moo-vers and Shakers 6-9 year olds: Little Chatterbox Group

Roar like a Lion, squeak like a mouse as we use animals as metaphor to gain a deeper understanding of our internal feelings.

This fun workshop gives children a safe place to explore the difference between thoughts, feelings and behaviours as we create a mindfulness glitter bottle and move, shake and dance around the room to music.

Your child will be introduced to the following skills to add to their toolbox:

• Understanding of the difference between emotions, feelings and behaviours

• Breathing techniques

• Self-regulation

• Mindfulness – tuning in to the moment

• Grounding techniques

ALL of this whilst having fun!

When: Wednesday 11th January 2023

Time: 11am – 1:00pm

Where: Perth Hills Allied Health, 105 Champion Drive, Kelmscott

Cost: $180 (includes all materials)

NDIS Self and Plan managed participants welcome
Private Health rebates may apply. Check with your health fund.

Lego® Therapy 8 – 11: Little Chatterbox Group

A fun and interactive group for 8 – 11 year olds, using Lego® Based Therapy.

Lego® therapy groups incorporate evidence-informed play-based therapy that supports children’s social communication.

Whilst playing with Lego®, our certified Lego® Based Therapy Speech Pathologist will encourage your child to work on the following:

  • Working collaboratively in a team
  • Sharing and taking turns
  • Listening skills
  • Assertive speech
  • Sharing achievements

Details:

When: Thursday 12th January, 2023

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: Perth Hills Allied Health, 105 Champion Drive, Kelmscott

Cost: $165

NDIS Self and Plan managed participants welcome
Private Health rebates may apply. Check with your health fund.

(LEGO®, the Minifigure and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO® group, which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this therapy and/or website).

Moo-vers and Shakers – 10+ years: Big Chatterbox Group

Roar like a Lion, squeak like a mouse as we use animals as metaphor to gain a deeper understanding of our internal feelings.

This fun workshop gives children a safe place to explore the difference between thoughts, feelings and behaviours as we create a mindfulness glitter bottle and move, shake and dance around the room to music. We will also have the opportunity to journal our thoughts about the process we have just gone through.

Your child will be introduced to the following skills to add to their toolbox:

• Understanding of the difference between emotions, feelings and behaviours

• Self-reflection skills

• Breathing techniques

• Self-regulation

• Mindfulness – tuning in to the moment

• Grounding techniques

ALL of this whilst having fun!

Details:

When: Tuesday 17th January, 2023

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Perth Hills Allied Health, 105 Champion Drive, Kelmscott

Cost: $255 (includes all materials)

NDIS Self and Plan managed participants welcome
Private Health rebates may apply. Check with your health fund.

Zack, Kat & Jack in a Box: Create your own Identity Box

Get crafty in this workshop using your choice of collage, paint, glitter, construction and clay as we learn about ourselves and personal boundaries in a fun way. Gain deeper insight into who you are and create a box that’s filled with things you create that are all about you.
 
Please draw or write your answer to the question, “Who are you?” and bring it along to the workshop.
 
Your child will be introduced to the following skills to add to their toolbox:
• Understanding of personal space
• Understanding of your values
• Self-exploration and deeper understanding of self
• Self-reflection skills
 
Details:
When: Wednesday 18th January. 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: Perth Hills Allied Health
Cost: $180 (including all materials)
NDIS Self and Plan managed participants welcome.
Private Health rebates may apply – check with your health fund.

Lego® Therapy 12-16: Big Chatterbox Group

  • A fun and interactive group for 12 – 16 year olds, using Lego® Based Therapy.

    Lego® therapy groups incorporate evidence-informed play-based therapy that supports children’s social communication.

    Whilst playing with Lego®, our certified Lego® Based Therapy Speech Pathologist will encourage your child to work on the following:

    • Working collaboratively in a team
    • Sharing and taking turns
    • Listening skills
    • Assertive speech
    • Sharing achievements

    Details:

    When: Thursday 19th January, 2023

    Time: 9:00am – 11:00am

    Where: Perth Hills Allied Health, 105 Champion Drive, Kelmscott

    Cost: $165

    NDIS Self and Plan managed participants welcome

    Private Health rebates may apply. Check with your health fund.

    (LEGO®, the Minifigure and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO® group, which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this therapy and/or website).

“I’m NOT bored” – Board Game Design Group

What’s your favourite game? What makes it fun? In this group we share what we love about our favourite games and work together to design a new game.
 
Create your own playing piece out of clay, design the board as a group, slay dragons and climb mountains (if that’s the adventure you create!) as we play our game and problem solve the obstacles to unite and conquer!
 
Your child will be introduced to the following skills to add to their toolbox:
• awareness of others
• problem solving
• collaboration
• Sharing of leadership
• Collaboration, teamwork, social skills, overcoming obstacles, fine motor skills
 
Your child will take home a copy of the groups board design and some clay to play at home.
 
Details:
When: Tuesday 24th January 9:00am – 11:30am
Where: Perth Hills Allied Health
Cost: $220
NDIS Self and Plan managed participants welcome
Private Health rebates may apply. Check with your health fund.
PHSP presents DLD for secondary school teachers
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Developmental Language Disorder for Secondary School Teachers

DLD affects 7.5% of children – that means 2 children in every class of 30. Learn about how you can help these young people in your class.

This 2 hour workshop is for secondary school teachers who would like to learn more about Developmental Language Disorder

The workshop will cover:

  • Typical Language Development in Teenage Years
  • Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) – what it is, what it looks like in a classroom and how we diagnose it
  • DLD and its connection to literacy (and therefore every other subject)
  • Supporting a child with DLD in a mainstream classroom
  • Q & A Opportunities

Developmental Language Disorder for Primary School Teachers

DLD affects 7.5% of children – that means 2 children in every class of 30. Learn about how you can help these young people in your class.

This 2 hour workshop is for primary school teachers who would like to learn more about Developmental Language Disorder.

The workshop will cover:

  • Typical Language Development in the Early Years
  • Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) – what it is, what it looks like in a classroom and how we diagnose it
  • DLD and its connection to literacy (and therefore every other subject)
  • Supporting a child with DLD in a mainstream classroom
  • Q & A Opportunities

There will be a brief break in the workshop at approximately 3 pm – afternoon tea will be provided.

PHSP Presents DLD for primary school teachers
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