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Building Buddies (Duncraig)

October 4 @ 9:30 am - October 8 @ 11:30 am

About

Using LEGO® in a therapy group is more than just creating masterpieces with LEGO®, it’s about using role play to reinforce tools that help your child in social situations. Building Buddies Therapy can be an effective tool to develop verbal and non-verbal communication, sharing, turn-taking and a number of other positive social and communication outcomes.

Benefits of using LEGO® for kids with Autism

Building Buddies Therapy Group is a fun and engaging therapy that aims to help your child:

  • Improve their ability to collaborate and solve problems with others
  • Adapt to situational changes and expectations
  • Improve social communication skills
  • Build on their strengths and interests
  • Foster positive social interaction with peers
Building Buddies Therapy Group Program Structure:

Building Buddies Therapy Group consists of teams of 3 children and a qualified therapist who work together to achieve a common task. The children are given a LEGO® plan that they need to build. Each child is assigned a role to help them complete the building as a team.

There are a number of roles (i.e. Engineer, Supplier, Builder) that each child has the opportunity to play to help focus their energy on a particular task.

The group takes place each school holidays and consists of 5 sessions that run for 2 hours per day

Who’s eligible for Building Buddies Therapy?

Building Buddies Therapy Group is best suited to children aged 8-12 years who:

  • Have an interest in LEGO®
  • Have foundational social skills
  • Are able to follow complex verbal instructions
  • Are able to maintain attention and regulate their emotions

If you believe that Building Buddies Therapy Group is suitable for your child, register your interest and a Therapy Administration team member will contact you to confirm eligibility.

Event details

Time and Date

Date and Time:

October 4 @ 9:30 am - October 8 @ 11:30 am
Rocky Bay locations

Address:

15 Chessell Dr
Venue

Venue:

Rocky Bay Duncraig
Dollar sign for payment gateway

Cost:

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