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Pencil Grips Plus
New Product: The Ring-Pen Ultra Grip – suitable for all age groups. The grip can slide on small or large objects.
The Ring Pen Ultra is designed to help anyone with varying physical disabilities or limited hand function, or anyone that writes or draws a lot, or needs assistance with feeding. With the Ring Pen Ultra there is no need to grip the implement tightly and you don’t need necessarily thumb or index finger function.
For writing the Ring Pen Ultra will promote the correct pencil grasp, so you may enjoy less pain, cramping, and the ability to write more legibly and in a smoother fashion.
The Ring Pen Ultra also works well on paintbrushes, cutlery and stylus pens.
Visit www.pencilgripsplus.com.au , email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0414367391 for more information.
South West Kids Clinic
School Ready Group. Ensuring a smooth transition to kindergarten. The transition from child care to kindergarten is a big step in every child’s life. Taking the time to prepare your child for school entry is essential for his/her academic and emotional success. Our small group program provides the optimal environment to teach your child the necessary skills for the smooth transition into formal schooling. The use of fun and innovative teaching methods ensures that each child adopts a healthy attitude to learning.
Throughout the group, your child will develop:
- Fine motor skills (cutting, drawing, name writing, pencil grasp)
- Pre-literacy skills and language expansion
- Following instructions in the classroom
- Attention and organisational skills
- Social skills
- Self help skills (putting on shoes and jumpers, opening wrappers)
Group sizes are limited to ensure that each child receives the individual focus of our experienced therapists to achieve mastery over each developmental area. The group is open to children who are entering school in 2015 and caters for all skill levels. If your child is not currently attending the clinic, he/she will undergo a brief screening assessment to determine current skill levels. This ensures that your child will be matched with children of a similar skill level. Your child will attend a 2 hour group session each week for 8 weeks.
Picton Clinic Tuesday group available 9.30 - 11.30am
All groups will commence from the 2nd week of 4th Term (week starting 13th October, 2014 and will run for 8 consecutive weeks. Further details will be provided on enrolment. Cost - $80 per session Claimable on most health funds. Call our friendly reception on: Casula: (02) 9602 3377 Picton: (02) 4677 1577
Shine Early Intervention is a mobile therapy service for Children aged 0-7 years. We are fully equipped and come to you at home, preschool or school.
We are a specialist service with a passion for working with families with children who have developmental delay, autism, Down Syndrome or other needs.
Our staff are registered with Medicare and various health funds. We are also approved providers for the Better Start and Helping Children with Autism funding programs.
We work collaboratively with families to provide a personalised program for each child and assist families to achieve a service that meets their child's needs and funding budget!
Feel free to contact Lisa on 0410459363 or email
to discuss your child’s needs, or visit www.shineearlyintervention.com.au
Petite and Sweet Ballet is the perfect place for your ballerina to dance with morning classes for baby ballerinas from age 17 months to toddler and kids ballet up to 6 years of age.
Petite and Sweet Ballet is an enjoyable and imaginative preschool dance school with classes in all areas of the Macarthur, Milperra, Sutherland Shire and St George regions. Itty Bitty Ballet is a unique preschool ballet program that introduces little ballerinas to classical ballet as well as encouraging imagination, creativity and expression.
Choose from: Twinkle toes – Our littlest ballerinas dance together with a special grown up that actively participate and share dance, songs, rhythm, movements, props and instruments together. Tippy Toes – Ballerinas starting from the age of 3 to 6 years old. A specialised ballet program that will focus on developing ballet technique as new steps are introduced to challenge and extend our young dancers, while using the use of imagery and fun.
We would love to have your ballerina at Petite and Sweet Ballet!
Enrol now: www.petiteandsweetballet.com.au or contact us for more information.
The Pines Academy Child Careis located on Macquarie road between Cumberland and Henderson roads (5 minutes drive from M5 freeway)
- Gorgeous historical heritage home converted into a childcare adds character to your child’s educational journey.
- 90 place Service caters for Long Day Care (6 weeks to 6 years old) and Out of School Hours Care (kindergarten to year 6 – before/after school and vacation care). Long Day Care consists of nursery (0-2 years) with adjoining cot room and change area, large toddler room (2-3 years) with adjoining bathroom, large preschool room (3-5 years) with adjoining bathroom.
- There are three separate playgrounds – a playground for the pre-schoolers securely located at the front of the property including large sandpit, side playground for the toddlers and a smaller yard located at the rear of the property for the nursery room which also includes a sandpit
- The hallway is beautifully decorated with brilliant artwork adding wonder to the children’s day. There is also a large fish tank which is the focal point of discussion upon arrival and departure of the centre. A team of friendly staff with extensive knowledge, training and experience in the field.
for more information about enrolment/waitlisting and current vacancies.
Important Numbers for Parents
Police Assistance Line Ph: 131444
The Police Assistance Line (131444) operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.
If you are a victim of a crime, other than life threatening or time critical emergency situations, you should contact the Police Assistance Line (131 444).
Phoning 131 444 allows you to report crime over the phone. Once your report is completed by a customer service representative, your information is immediately available to your local police.
If the crime you wish to report can not be taken over the phone, due to its serious nature, the operator will assist you by advising where you can go to make the report, or by arranging for police to come and see you.
Types of crime you can report to Police Assistance Line (131 444) include:
- Break and Enter
- Fail to Pay for Fuel (Service Stations Only)
- Motor Vehicle/Vessel Theft
- Malicious Damage, including Graffiti
- Minor Motor Vehicle Crashes*
- Lost Property
- Taxi Fare Evasion
When a police response is required, Police Assistance Line (131 444) will arrange for police officers to attend.
Police Assistance Line (131 444) can also assist you with general police inquiries.
Tresillian Parent's Help Line. You can ring and speak to one of Tresillian’s qualified Child and Family Health nurses on any aspect of parenting children aged up to five years.
Life with a baby or young child can be unpredictable and sometimes you just need to talk to someone, that’s why our Tresillian Parent's Help Line is so popular.
Ph: (02) 9787 0855 or 1800 637 357
The Poison Information Centre Australia Ph: 13 11 26
In Australia there are four Poison Information Centers operating in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria. Each centre has trained staff to provide telephone consultation to medical professionals and the general public in cases of acute and chronic poisonings – 24 hours a day.
The Australian Poison Information Centers provide toxicological advice on the management of exposures to prescription and non-prescription pharmaceuticals, household and industrial chemicals, plants, animal envenomations, pesticides and other agricultural products.
Operating 24 hours Phone 13 11 26
Healthdirect Australia Ph; 1800 022 222
Healthdirect Australia is a 24-hour telephone health advice line staffed by registered nurses to provide fast and simple expert advice on any health issue and what to do next.
Healthdirect Australia can be used when:
- someone is sick and you're not sure what to do
- you want expert advice about a health issue and what to do next
- you need to know where to find after-hours health services or pharmacies
For more information visit www.healthdirect.org.au
PH; 1800 022 222