Specialised Programs

Specialised Programs

Bridges for Learning offers a range of specialised programs for families. These programs are well recognised and support development of both the child’s and parent’s skills. The specialised programs provided are:

Social / Emotional

Language Development

Sensory and Movement

Parenting

 


Social / Emotional

Cool Little Kids – The Cool Little Kids program is a structured, skills-based program that teaches  parents how to better manage their preschool child’s anxiety.

Cool Kids – The Cool Kids program is a structured, skills-based program that teaches children (including teenagers) and their parents how to better manage the child’s anxiety.

Cool Kids Adaptations (7-12 yrs) – The Cool Kids Adaptations program focuses on teaching children with a formal diagnosis of ASD (mild, high functioning, Aspergers or PDD-NOS) and parents skills to manage anxiety in everyday situations.

Cool Kids ‘Chilled’ Anxiety (13-15yrs) – The Cool Kids ‘Chilled’ Anxiety program is a structured skills based program that teaches adolescents how to better manage their anxiety and depression.

Cool Kids ‘Chilled’ Anxiety/Depression (13-15yrs) – The Cool Kids ‘Chilled’ Anxiety/Depression program is a structured skills based program that teaches adolescents how to better manage their anxiety and depression.

The Best of Friends™ (BoF) BoF is a group program that supports children’s  (7-11) knowledge, skills and confidence to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, show empathy for others, develop and maintain friendships and make good decisions.

Language

Hanen: It Takes Two to TalkIt Takes Two to Talk is a registered Hanen program. It empowers parents with strategies to support their children who need help developing communication.

Sensory and Movement

Wilbarger Brushing Protocol – The Wilbarger Brushing Protocol is a therapy program that supports the development of a child’s tolerance to tactile sensory input.

Alert Program – The Alert Program is an innovative program that supports children, teachers, parents, and therapists to choose appropriate strategies to change or maintain states of alertness.

Hydrotherapy – Hydrotherapy is a form of physiotherapy treatment that uses warm water to assist and resist body movements, relax and strengthen muscles and help reduce pain.

Parenting

Primary Care Stepping Stones Triple PStepping Stones Triple P is a short term individual program for parents seeking support to address behavioural challenges they are facing with their children.

Parents as Case Coordinators (PACC)– the PACC program aims to support parents and carers to confidently and successfully independently advocate for their child and to coordinate the services and supports they want their child to access.

MyTime is a free support group for parents and carers of young children with a disability or chronic medical condition. Free child care while parents are in the group. This group is supported by Playgroup NSW.

Contact Bridges for Learning more information on our specialised programs.

 

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