WELCOME TO
BRANCH SERVICES

~ tuition, training, coaching and social events for all ages and abilities ~

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ABOUT US

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

  • Early intervention

  • Understanding relationships programs (18+)

  • Behaviour and emotional regulation support

  • Brain training

  • Transition programs

  • 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

  • Music teaching

  • Workplace training development and delivery (Health, Childcare and Education sectors)

Private clients and NDIS participants welcome.

 

OUR PROGRAMS

 

EARLY INTERVENTION

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.

 

TUTORING

Literacy and numeracy tutoring available for school-aged children and young people. Our 1:1 and small group sessions are facilitated by qualified teachers with comprehensive knowledge of NSW Syllabus content, programs and assessments.

 

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

  • Being adaptable

  • 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.

 

UNDERSTANDING RELATIONSHIPS

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

  • Social conversation

  • 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

 

BRAIN TRAINING

Did you know that exercising your brain is just as important as exercising your body? We facilitate fun brain training sessions to support:

  • Memory

  • 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!

 

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

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:


  • Skills audits

  • Resume/CV development

  • Cover letters

  • Criteria responses

  • Interview coaching

  • Post-interview debriefing 

 

TRANSITION PROGRAMS

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

  • Travel training

  • Developing personal strategies

  • Mindset training


Our work is highly responsive to individual needs.

 

SOCIAL EVENTS

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.

 

RESPITE

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. 

 

COMING UP

 
 

SERVICE AGREEMENT

Please contact us to discuss the programs or services you are interested in.


After our chat, if you wish to book simply complete and submit this Service Agreement. Please get in touch if you need any help to complete the form.


We look forward to getting to know you!

Phone 0492926878

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