Do you have an autistic child aged between 3 and 18? Autism SA’s therapeutic school holiday programs offer a unique opportunity for kids to have a fantastic time while developing important skills. These specially designed programs, led by experienced Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists, offer an enjoyable and educational way for kids to spend their summer holidays.
The Festive SPOT 3-day program is an excellent choice for children on the autism spectrum. Here, children engage in a variety of fun activities that help them learn festive skills. This program supports self-advocacy and peer interactions through fun activities, enhancing language and motor skills. With a 1:1 ratio, we provide consistent support for individual communication and regulation needs. It’s a joyful way for your child to celebrate the holidays!
If you’re interested in the Festive SPOT program or want more information about Autism SA’s therapeutic school holiday programs, we invite you to fill out the form provided. Give your child the opportunity to have a festive, fun-filled holiday while developing essential skills, and join us for a memorable and empowering experience.
Elizabeth or Tonsley: 19-21 December 2023, 10.30 am to 12:00 pm.Festive SPOT – Tonsley Festive SPOT Elizabeth
Aqua Skills program
Discover the joy of water activities and skill-building with Autism SA’s Kids Aqua Skills School Holiday Program! Designed for children aged 3-8, our program offers small group sessions with Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists, focusing on water skills, communication, and social interactions. Join us for a memorable and enriching school holiday experience. For more information and to register your interest in Aqua skills program, please fill out the form below.
Modbury or Plympton Park: 22-25 January 2024, 9:30 am to 11:30 am.Aqua Skills – Modbury Aqua Skills – Plympton Park
Explore our Cooking Group Program for teens aged 13-18, led by Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists. This program focuses on enhancing food and kitchen safety, functional cooking skills, planning, problem-solving, and social communication. For more information and to register your interest in Cooking program, please fill out the form below.
Tonsley: 16-18 January 2024, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (face to face) plus 30 minutes non face to face each day.Cooking program – Tonsley
Social Engagement program
Get ready for a summer filled with growth and fun for your child. Our specialised program, designed for autistic children aged 5-12, focuses on enhancing social communication and regulation skills. Led by Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists at a 1:1 ratio, we ensure consistent support for each child’s unique communication and regulation needs. Enrol your child today and watch them thrive this summer! For more information and to register your interest in our Social engagement program, please fill out the form below.
Elizabeth: 16-18 January 2024, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm (face to face) plus 15 minutes non face to face each day.Social Engagement – Elizabeth
Knowing me & knowing you
A program for autistic children aged 13-17 focusing on fostering self-awareness, self-acceptance, and a better understanding of the role autism plays in identity. Featuring interactive discussions, creative workshops, and self-exploration exercises to support children in their journey of self-discovery and building a positive self-esteem. The aim is for young people to feel comfortable and confident to explore their own identity and how it impacts on those around them. For more information and to register your interest in our Knowing me & knowing you program, please fill out the form below.
Elizabeth: 24th January 2024, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (One group)
Tonsley: 17th January 2024, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (One group)Knowing me & knowing you – Elizabeth Knowing me & knowing you – Tonsley
Mate, Date or Fake
A program for autistic children aged 13 to 17, focusing on encouraging healthy relationships and connections with others, with a focus on cyber safety when interacting with people online. The program aims to empower with the knowledge and skills required to navigate relationships in the digital age safely. For more information and to register your interest in our Mate, Date or Fake program, please fill out the form below.
Elizabeth: 23rd January 2024, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (One Group)
Tonsley: 16th January 2024, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (One Group)Mate, Date or Fake – Elizabeth Mate, Date or Fake – Tonsley
In this Fidget making group step into a world of sensory crafting magic! This gathering invite creative souls to explore crafting through a unique sensory experience while working on your fine motor skills and fostering a social connection. Learn about your senses in a fun and creative way. Dive into exploring different textures, soaking in the vibrant colours, and let the soothing sounds guide your creative journey. Join us for a special occasion of self-expression, connection, and the pure joy of crafting with a sensory twist! For more information and to register your interest in our Fidget-making magic program, please fill out the form below.
Elizabeth: 19th January and 25th January 2024, 2 Two-day groups.
Tonsley: 19th January and 25th January 2024, 2 Two-day groups.Fidget making Magic – Elizabeth Fidget making Magic – Tonsley
To learn more about these programs or register your interest, please contact our intake team on 8379 6976 or email email@example.com.
Autism SA is accredited and registered as a provider through the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). This means that you can pay for services at Autism SA with your NDIS funding, or you may pay yourself, through fee for service.