~ tuition, training, coaching and social events for all ages and abilities ~
Our practitioners are qualified teachers with experience working with individuals of all abilities, from age 4 and into adulthood. We welcome enquiries about our 1:1 and group sessions including:
Personal development, social skills and life skills programs
Understanding relationships programs (18+)
Behaviour and emotional regulation support
Employment preparation (resume/CV development, application letters, responding to criteria and interview coaching)
Social events (dinners, game nights, daytrips, book club and more)
Other focus areas that are responsive to individual needs
Our combined career experience and qualifications include:
Mainstream education K-12
Special education K-12
Adult education (mainstream and disability services; TAFE and University)
Child protection and trauma training
Employment preparation and coaching
Workplace training development and delivery (Health, Childcare and Education sectors)
Private clients and NDIS participants welcome.
These programs are for children aged 4, 5 and 6 who require support relating to a diagnosed disability or delay in reaching developmental milestones. 1:1 and small group sessions are facilitated by experienced special education practitioners in areas including social, emotional, cognitive and language development, and school readiness.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & SOCIAL SKILLS
These programs build on participants' strengths to promote confidence and personal growth.
We facilitate 1:1 and small group sessions, supporting participants towards independence in areas including:
Self-awareness and confidence
Communication and body language
Social and interpersonal skills
Responding to conflict and solving problems
Collaborating with others
Asking for help
Other areas as needed
Our group sessions are an opportunity to make new friends, have fun and learn new skills.
We facilitate 1:1 and group programs with a focus on understanding and communicating feelings, wants and needs in different types of relationships. Discussions, Q&As, role modelling, role-plays, multimedia, games and more, ensure learning is highly engaging and responsive to participant learning styles.
Over the course of the program, some topics we may explore include:
Understanding my feelings and what they mean
How to know if someone wants to be my friend
How to know if someone likes me romantically
The importance of feeling safe
How to tell someone if I don’t’ feel comfortable
How to respond to no
Body language and verbal language
Personal and social boundaries
Understanding what others are communicating
How to ask someone on a date
What respectful relationships look like
How to end relationships in safe ways
Public versus private behaviour
Planning a date
Safe expression of sexual feelings
Internet dating and safety
Other areas as needed
BEHAVIOUR & EMOTIONAL REGULATION SUPPORT
These programs include education and coaching in emotional intelligence. Learning covers:
Understanding emotions and being self-aware
Being present and reducing stress
Emotional regulation and managing responses
Understanding how negative thoughts and beliefs impact on behaviour
Developing positive thoughts and beliefs
Considering multiple perspectives
Other areas as needed
Did you know that exercising your brain is just as important as exercising your body? We facilitate fun brain training sessions to support:
Attention, focus and concentration
Planning and organising
Processing and evaluating information
Ability to sequence events and follow instructions
Brain training is for all ages and abilities. It can have a positive impact on self-esteem and self-concept, confidence and enjoyment of learning. Depending on your goal, these sessions might include games, puzzles, art, talking, problem-solving, physical activity, learning new skills, teaching someone else a new skill, cooking and more. Chat with us about it today!
We provide practical and professional employment support that is tailored to individual circumstances. With a wealth of experience in this area, we cater to all employment ages, industries and levels. We provide:
We support participants during periods of transition. Change can be overwhelming and can impact on an individual's ability to organise their thoughts, plan responses, regulate emotions and adapt.
Individual programs may include, but are not limited to:
Learning new routines
Developing individualised resources
Developing personal strategies
Our work is highly responsive to individual needs.
We host small gatherings for young adults with intellectual disability to build personal and social skills in a safe and supportive environment. These gatherings include dinner nights, movie nights, game clubs, book clubs, daytrips, cooking days, music nights and more. They are highly engaging and teach important life skills at the same time.
A short break from the daily norm is sometimes just what is needed to have a change of scenery, relax and recharge. Respite can be beneficial for all parties.
We offer respite services between 7am and 6pm most days with breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. Our respite services integrate skill-building, creativity and friendship-making in a safe, happy and engaging centre.