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How to support regulation

  • Date - 14the September 2022

  • Time - 6pm to 7.30pm

  • Cost $56.74

  • Location - Online

  • Presenter - Alison Hopwood - Occupational Therapist

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Presented by Occupational Therapist Alison Hopwood, this talk aims to help parents, carers, teachers and support workers to understand the foundations of regulation the potential triggers for dis-regulation. Participants will walk away with a better knowledge of how to support children with practical strategies.

People who would like to attend the session but cannot make the time will be able to purchase a recording.

Nutrition for school aged children
 

  • Date - 28th September 2022

  • Time - 6pm to 7.30pm

  • Cost $56.74

  • Location - Online

  • Presenter - Emma Wuenstner - Dietitian

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About this event

Presented by Dietitian Emma Wuestner, this talk will cover: 

  • What a balanced looks like for school aged children 

  • What the mealtime environment should look like 

  • Common feeding issues including constipation, fear of trying new foods, iron deficiency 

  • Tips and tricks for increasing food variety and achieving a more balanced diet 

People who would like to attend the session but cannot make the time will be able to purchase a recording.

The Importance of Play
 

  • Date - 19th October 2022

  • Time - 6pm to 7.30pm

  • Cost $56.74

  • Location - Online

  • Presenter - Belle Fowler - Occupational Therapist

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Presented by Occupational Therapist Belle Fowler, this talk will cover the topics

  • What is play?

  • What does play look like as infants and children develop?

  • What does play offer in terms of sensory and motor development, social skills, personal strengths?

  • How does play relate to other learning capacities such as school performance and creative thinking?

We will also discuss some factors leading to difficulties in play. This includes challenges with:

  • Sensory processing 

  • Posture and movement 

  • Ability to create ideas, plan actions and do them with increasing ability (motor planning)

  • Social and emotional regulation

This talk will include take home messages and practical tips and tricks to apply in daily life. The information provided will support parents and caregivers to better understand play and its importance in child development. 

People who would like to attend the session but cannot make the time will be able to purchase a recording.

Paediatric Positive Sleep Practices
 

  • Date - 2nd November 2022

  • Time - 6pm to 7.30pm

  • Cost $56.74

  • Location - Online

  • Presenter - Charlotte Burgess - Occupational Therapist

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Presented by Occupational Therapist Charlotte Burgess this session will help you develop strategies to support your child's sleep. 

Sleep is an important, but often over-looked occupation. A good night’s sleep can improve attention, learning and emotional regulation throughout the day. This talk will focus on positive sleep practices, including sleep hygiene, environmental adaptations to aid sleep and setting up a soothing bedtime routine for your child.

People who would like to attend the session but cannot make the time will be able to purchase a recording.

Understanding behaviours and their function
 

  • Date - 16th November 2022

  • Time - 6pm to 7.30pm

  • Cost $56.74

  • Location - Online

  • Presenter - Courtney Weston - Behaviour Practitioner

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All behaviour is a form of communication. Come along to Independent Kids and Adults session held by Behaviour Practitioner Supervisor, Courtney Weston as she discusses behaviours in children, their function and provides strategies to support parents in assisting to recognise the links between behaviour and communication to reduce challenging behaviours. 

People who would like to attend the session but cannot make the time will be able to purchase a recording.

We have five workshops available - Head to our Workshops page for full details

How to support regulation - 14the September 2022
 
Nutrition for school aged children - Date - 28th September 2022
 
The Importance of Play  - 19th October 2022
 
Paediatric Positive Sleep Practices  - 2nd November 2022
 

Understanding behaviours and their function  - 16th November 2022

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