What are Therapy Groups?
All Abilities Therapy and Support Services run therapy groups aimed at improving social, communication, literacy, organisation, memory and motor skills – the essential elements of becoming socially aware and a skilled communicator.
The therapy groups are run weekly or as intensive holiday groups and provide children with the opportunity to practice and put in place new skills in a safe environment. The groups run during each school holiday break (including the January holidays) as well as some regular weekly groups throughout the whole year. The groups are run by varying team members with input from Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists regarding content.
Social Skills Group
Many of us take it for granted that we know how close to stand to someone, how to interact and make friends with others or how to tell someone what we are thinking without offending them. But for some kids, the opposite is true!
Transition To School Group
Transition To School groups are aimed at providing intense therapy to children starting school. A number of therapists target fundamental motor, cognitive and communication skills that will assist a child to acquire the knowledge and skills to transition successfully into a formalised school setting.
Handwriting and Fine Motor Skills Group
The Handwriting and Fine Motor Skills group is aimed at providing therapy for children with handwriting and fine motor difficulties.