Newsletter Winter 2020

So, the kids are on school holidays again. Where did Term 2 go? Or perhaps you are feeling like that term dragged on. Either way, are you prioritising your health?

Looking after yourself

Most people have found these past few months particularly stressful. If you are finding it difficult to get on top of these feelings you may like to visit our blog for advice on how to access support. Your wellbeing is our priority!

Free support for parents supporting children with special needs and disabilities

Dynamic Parenting has launched a Free Parenting Program, providing a workshop series specifically for parents with special needs children to navigate the impacts of COVID19 via their online community. Follow the link to explore if this is for you.

Telehealth in Term 3 With government restrictions tightening rather than easing, we have decided to continue with telehealth into term 3. We understand some families may be feeling frustrated by the restrictions COVID-19 has placed on us, but this decision is temporary and will be re-evaluated as restrictions ease. As the school holidays end, and new updates from the Victorian Government are released, we will discuss on an individual family basis the introduction of face-to-face sessions.

 

Timetables - Term 3, 2020 For Term 3 appointments, it is best to contact Kristina directly to discuss your preferences and the method of delivery.

 

Fun things to do at home Rattling your brain with working out what to do with the kids these school holidays? We thought we would share some easy activities with whatever you have around in your pantries/cupboards:

Hand/foot scrub

Some of you may remember completing this as a therapy task last year with Kristina. It was a great opportunity to learn new vocabulary, soothe sensory overload and most of all, have fun!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 15 drops of essential oil to make it smell nice

  • Jar with a lid to store it in....

Read further details and more ideas here...

Thank you for your support From Aurora Speech Pathology Services to you, we’d like to say a heartfelt thank you for your support and flexibility during these turbulent few months.

 

Any topics you'd like covered? If there are any topics you’d like to learn more about, let us know so that we can cover it in future editions of Aurora News. Call Kristina on 0422 667 596 or email kristina@auroraspeech.com.

 

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