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Group programs

Our group programs provide children with the opportunity to learn important independence and participation life skills.

Kids Are Kids! group programs have been developed by a team of specialist therapists and are designed to support social, emotional, intellectual and physical development in children.  All group programs are run by qualified therapists in small groups for each child to receive individual support.  Group programs are run on demand and parents can register their interest at any time.

ActiveAte

The ActiveAte Group Program is designed for children and youths with Autism who would benefit from additional opportunities to increase physical activity and explore food choices in a fun and supportive group environment. After much research, our team of Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Clinical Psychologists (and with collaboration from a Dietician) have together developed this ground-breaking group program. The 8 week group program is currently provided to families free of charge thanks to funding from the Helen Leech Endowment through Perpetual’s IMPACT Philanthropy Program.  

Registrations are open for the ActiveAte Group Program; this program runs throughout 2020. Email info@kidsarekids.org.au or call 9313 6566 to enquire. 

Download the full information flyer here.

Read more here about how ActiveAte is helping Perth families.

Circle of Security Parenting™: 8 Week Parenting Program

We are proud to be able to offer this very important program to parents needing support with their child or children; to build on their relationship.

Circle of Security Parenting™ is a relationship based parenting program based on decades of attachment research. The eight week course will cover understanding your child’s needs, how to help your child organise their feelings, how to help your child feel secure in their relationships, how to help your child to engage more in play and learning, how to meet your child’s emotional needs through tough times (challenging behaviours, tantrums, attention seeking, being clingy), how to manage your thoughts and feelings.

Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk

The It Takes Two to Talk Program is designed specifically for parents of young children (birth to 5 years of age) who have been identified as having a language delay. In a small, personalised group setting, parents learn practical strategies to help their children learn language naturally throughout their day together.

Hanen: More Than Words

The Hanen ’More Than Words’ Program is designed for parents and carers who have children 5 years and under with social communication difficulties or who are on the Autism Spectrum. Addressing the unique needs of these children, the program provides parents with the tools, strategies and support they need to help their children reach their full communication potential.

Registrations are now open for the 12 week group program, with a FREE information session on Friday 24 April. 

Download the flyer for more information. Register at info@kidsarekids.org.au or phone 9313 6566. 

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Social Skills

Our social skills program has a focus on peers relationships/making friends, communication, turn-taking/sharing, listening skills, assertiveness, protective behaviours, problem solving and expressing feelings.  The social skills group is run in small groups in three age categories. These are 4-6 years (Social Sparkles), 7-10 years (Social Stars) and 11-14 years (Social Lights) with a focus on age appropriate skills for each group.

Social Sparkles and Social Stars is next available to families throughout April 2020. 

Download the Social Sparkles information flyer here.

Download the Social Stars Information Flyer here.

Download the information flyer for full details on our 2020 Social Skills Groups. 

Super Spellers

The Super Spellers Group Program is designed for children in Pre-Primary to Year 2 who would benefit from additional opportunities to develop pre-literacy skills. The program will help your child with syllabification, rhyming – identification and generation, sound identification, blending sounds together to make simple words and manipulating sounds in words to create new words.

To register your interest for any of our group programs please email info@kidsarekids.org.au or call our Centre on (08) 9313 6566. Download our group program brochure here