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2019 Programs

Peach Speech Pathology has a number of programs available, ranging from professional learning or parent workshops to group programs. All groups and programs are planned and run by trained and qualified speech pathologists. Places are limited so bookings are essential. Groups registrations can be completed through the links provided. For any further information, please contact the clinic on 08 9331 5436 or through [email protected]

Free Parent Workshop

Peach Speech Pathology is running a free parent work shop that will focus on social skill development and strategies to support this. Topics covered will include:

  • Friendships, interacting with peers and considering others
  • Conversation skills
  • Reading and using social cues
  • Self-regulation and managing emotions

Who: Parents

When: January (Mon) 21st 5-6.30 pm

Where: Lakeside Recreation Centre; Corner Farrington Rd and Bibra Drive, North Lake.

Cost: Free – bookings essential

Call: 9331 5436

Email: [email protected]

Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/442394

Social Skills Group

Social Kick Starter: The Social Collective (grade 1-3)

This is a small group gathering of (2-6) children with aligned ages or skills, who come together to have fun and be introduced to the concept of social awareness and skills. It is a supported environment to develop friendships and practice relating with others.

Who: aimed at students in grade 1-3 in primary school who would benefit from additional opportunities to learn about social and emotion skills or experience difficulties with friendships, bullying, or low self-confidence.

What: explicit teaching of social skills and opportunities to practice practical application of socially and emotionally appropriate behaviours. Focus includes:

  • Friendships, interacting with peers and considering others
  • Conversation skills
  • Reading and using social cues
  • Self-regulation and managing emotions

Why: to enhance your child’s participation in family life, groups and the wider community.

When: Mondays, Term 1, 4.00 – 5.00 pm (starting 11/2/19)

Cost: 8 weeks (1 hr) group: $520, includes initial session for new clients. Free parent workshop available

Where: Coolbellup

Call: 9331 5436

Email: [email protected]

Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/442710

Expressed & Understood: The Social Collective (Grade 4-6)

This is a small group gathering of (2-6) children with aligned ages or skills, who come together to learn how to successfully convey their thoughts and feelings through words and gestures in a way that others can perceive the intended meaning and significance. It is a supported environment to develop companionship and practice relating with others.

Who: Aimed at children in grade 4-6 of primary school who would benefit from additional opportunities to learn about social and emotion skills or experience difficulties with friendships, bullying, or low self-confidence.

What: explicit teaching of social skills and opportunities to practice practical application of socially and emotionally appropriate behaviours. Focus includes:

  • Friendships, interacting with peers and considering others
  • Conversation skills
  • Reading and using social cues
  • Self-regulation and managing emotions

Why: to enhance your child’s participation in family life, groups and the wider community. Improving social awareness can also help transition to high school into the workplace,

When: Wednesdays Term 1, 3.45 – 4.45 pm

Cost: 9 weeks (1 hr) group: $585, includes initial session for new clients. Free parent workshop available

Where: Coolbellup

Call: 9331 5436

Email: [email protected]

Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/442717

Hang Out: The Social Collective (High School)

This is a small group gathering of adolescents with aligned ages or skills, who come together to learn how to successfully convey their thoughts and feelings through words and gestures in a way that others can perceive the intended meaning and significance. It is a supported environment to develop companionship and practice relating with others.

Who: Aimed at high school students who would benefit from additional opportunities to learn about social and emotion skills or experience difficulties with friendships, bullying, or low self-confidence.

What: explicit teaching of social skills and opportunities to practice practical application of socially and emotionally appropriate behaviours. Focus includes:

  • Friendships, interacting with peers and considering others
  • Conversation skills
  • Reading and using social cues
  • Self-regulation and managing emotions
  • E-safety

Why: to enhance your teen’s participation in family life, groups and the wider community. Improving social awareness can also help transition into the workplace,

When: Tuesday Term 1, 4.30-5.30 pm

Cost: 9 weeks (1 hr) group: $585, includes initial session for new clients. Free parent workshop available

Where: Coolbellup

Call: 9331 5436

Email: [email protected]

Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/442726

Literacy Groups

Spelling

Peach Speech Pathology provides a spelling support group based on the Sounds-Write spelling program. Sounds-Write is an evidence-based phonics program utilising an exciting and highly successful approach to the teaching of reading, spelling and writing.

Who: Pre-Primary to Grade 3 students (groups based on matching ages and skills)

What: 10-week structured synthetic phonics program running in the school term.

Why: It is important to create solid foundation skills for spelling, as literacy skills (reading, writing and spelling) are essential in expressing ideas and understanding in the education setting.

When: Term 1, 2019 (please contact the clinic for the specific day)

Cost: $650 per term per child.

Call: 9331 5436

Email: [email protected]

Writing Groups

Our therapists are well-trained and experienced in literacy intervention, and we offer a number of writing programs across the grade levels. Writing groups target sentence structure, punctuation and simple texts in the early years and focus on creative writing texts and persuasion in later years, preparing students for essay writing in high school and curriculum testing. Contact us to learn the days and times of the upcoming groups.

Holiday Writing Groups

The group is designed to support year 7, 8 and 9 students in developing their narrative and persuasive writing skills. Targets include:

  • Narrative:
    • developing plots that follow the structure of a narrative
    • creating interesting and exciting characters and settings
    • use a range of language techniques
  • Persuasive:
    • learning about the structure of a persuasive text
    • how to develop a strong argument to persuade your reader
    • how to structure and develop each paragraph

Who: grade 7-9 students

When: Mon 21st Jan 2019 – Fri 25th Jan 2019

9 am – 11am (2 hours each day)

(And each school holidays following- contact us for dates)

Where: Peach Speech Pathology: 3/62 Coolbellup Avenue, Coolbellup
WA 6163 (Ph: 9331 5436)

Cost: $450 ($90 per day)

Call: 9331 5436

Email: [email protected]

Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/XXFR

Early Language & Social Skills Group

Peach Speech Pathology have developed a fun and interactive play-based language group for children aged 3-4 years old, who would benefit from opportunities to learn language and social interaction skills and to develop their skills outside of the home environment. Please contact the clinic for current group details (08 9331 5436, [email protected])

Clinic-based Services

Peach Speech Pathology clinic rooms are based in Coolbellup, and our speech pathologists also travel to homes and schools to offer sessions. Anyone who has concerns can refer themselves or their child or student to our services. All our fees are available on our website, and our friendly staff are happy to answer questions over the phone, with no obligation.