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Ready for Reading

Suitable for children transitioning to primary school

The beginning of a new year marks the start of a new chapter for many children and families as they enter the school environment and commence Prep or Foundation.

Give your child the best start by strengthening their pre-reading skills in this one week holiday program, which will help them learn how to turn speech sounds into letters for reading and writing.

The program includes:

  • 4 day program (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – with a break on Wednesday)
  • 60 minute daily sessions
  • 15 minute parent coaching sessions each day
  • Facilitation by two experienced Speech Pathologists with extensive training in literacy development

 

Pre-program assessment:

  • Children joining us at the Practice for the first time will require a pre-program assessment session of 60 minutes so that our Speech Pathologists can best understand your child’s development.
  • Current clients will also require a pre-program assessment, which can be incorporated into one of your child’s upcoming therapy sessions. Speak to your Speech Pathologist for more information about arranging this session.

 

Week 1:

 Tuesday January 2nd 2018 – Friday January 5th 2018*

Week 2:

 Monday January 8th 2018 – Friday January 12th 2018

Week 3:

Monday January 15th 2018 – Friday January 19th 2018

Week 4:

Monday January 22nd 2018 – Thursday January 25th 2018*

 

 

Duration:

  1 hour (Parent group 15 minute duration per day)

Cost:

$205 for a pre-program assessment and $115.00 per session

Time:

9.00am – 10.00am (subject to confirmation) with parent group session from 9.45am – 10.00am

 

*Due to public holidays, week 1 and week 4 groups will run for four consecutive days without a mid-week break

 

  • FaHCSIA Helping Children with Autism and Better Start Funding may be used for some elements of this program
  • CDMP may be available for individual assessment sessions if determined by your GP
  • Sessions may be claimed through Private Health Insurance Extras Cover
  • Enrolment to this 4 day program requires commitment to all four sessions
  • An administration fee of $69 is required to enrol in the program. This fee is non-refundable and will be taken of the cost of the first session.
  • A cancellation fee of 50% of the per session cost will apply if cancelled within 24 hours of the session time. Cancellation fees are the responsibility of the parent and cannot be claimed through FaHCSIA.

 

Contact Marietha or Georgie at Reception to register your interest and arrange a free discussion with a Speech Pathologist 

 

  Phone  9890 1062 or Email: info@melbournechilddevelopment.com.au