GROUPS AT OTFC & OTFC+

Expressions of Interest are now open for Term 3 Groups in 2020

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The Group Timetable for Term 3 in 2020 is:

Basketball Group (invite only)

Monday 5:15pm

Term 3, 2020 – 10 weeks

Cooking (13+)

Wednesday 5pm

Term 3, 2020

Dance Factory (11-13 years)

Tuesday 5PM

Term 3, 2020

Dance Factory 5-10 years

Saturday Between 9-10

Term 3, 2020

Dance Factory 5-10 years

Saturday Between 10-11

Term 3, 2020

TERM 3, 2020 GROUP EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM

For a full description of the groups offered at OTFC, please see below.

If you are successful Michael and his team will be in touch with the next steps by
Friday 10th July 2020


The following form is an EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM ONLY. It does not guarantee a spot in the class

Child 1 [Required]

YESNO

Basketball Group (invite only) Monday 5:15PM - Term 3 2020 10 weeksCooking School (13+yrs) Wednesday 5PM - Term 3 2020Dance Factory (11 - 13yrs) Tuesday 5PM - Term 3 2020Dance Factory 5-10 years Saturday Between 9-10 - Term 3 2020Dance Factory 5-10 years Saturday Between 11-12 - Term 3 2020
Child 2 [Optional]
YESNO

Basketball Group (invite only) Monday 5:15PM - Term 3 2020 10 weeksCooking School (13+yrs) Wednesday 5PM - Term 3 2020Dance Factory (11 - 13yrs) Tuesday 5PM - Term 3 2020Dance Factory 5-10 years Saturday Between 9-10 - Term 3 2020Dance Factory 5-10 years Saturday Between 11-12 - Term 3 2020

Cooking (13yrs +)

We are launching a cooking group program focused on developing functional independence in the kitchen, a long term life skill.
The group aims to explore:
· Kitchen safety
· Hygiene practices
· Knife skills
· Measurements
· The use of a utensils and appliances
· Following multi-step procedures
· Complete meal preparation
· Team work
· Social skills
· Increased self-confidence

Group members will also accumulate a ‘cooking journal’ of simplified recipes supporting task break down and visual resources to encourage continued independence in the home.
We plan to run as a small group of 4 participants to ensure adequate support and supervision is provided.


Eligibility criteria:

· Existing OTFC Group clients (have completed an OTFC Assessment)
· Targeted at adolescents, 13+ years of age
· Attending/attended mainstream schooling
· Parent attendance during the session is not required

Cost involved:
$50 cooking essentials box (10+ utensils, apron, oven mit, scales, timer and cooking journal folder)
$500 for 10 week term
Total = $550 paid across two instalments of $275


Date & Time:

The group will commence in Term 3 on Wednesdays 5pm from 22nd July – 23rd Sept 2020 (10 weeks).
Sessions will be at OTFC+, 13 Rosslyn St Mile End South.


Eligibility Criteria:

Existing clients only (have completed an OTFC Group Assessment)

Dance Factory Group

OTFC’s ‘Dance Factory’ group is designed to promote purposeful co-ordination as a means of enhancing individual therapy outcomes. The ability to combine the principles of Occupational Therapy and dance in OTFC’s supported and specialised environment, will assist in seeing children explore physical potential and individual creativity, all whilst having fun!

The group is therapy focused and uses a “bottom up” approach in addressing a range of developmental skills relative to therapy goals which include:

  • Motor planning
  • Visual perception skills
  • Body awareness
  • Sequencing,
  • Postural control
  • Social skills
  • Ideational Praxis

The dance and movement group will foster experiences for children of all abilities in developing dance-related skills, e.g. timing, balance, rhythm, flexibility and retention, whilst integrating children’s interests and unique talents into every class.

Run by a dancer-trained OTFC Group occupational therapist, children will have the chance to participate in an array of dance styles such as classical, jazz, hip-hop and musical theatre. In 2020 the Dance Factory classes will be held at OTFC+ (13 Rosslyn Street, Mile End South SA 5031) and will continue to be run by OT / Dance Teacher Olivia Zoia and helped by Issie Mennill0. The classes will be capped at 8 participants

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Existing clients only (have completed an OTFC / OTFC+ Assessment)
  • Parent attendance during session is not required
  • OT from OTFC / OTFC+ endorsement required

Cost

10-week program

The cost is $30 per class x 10 classes = $300 (paid in two instalments over the course of the term)

Dance Factory Group

OTFC’s ‘Dance Factory’ group is designed to promote purposeful co-ordination as a means of enhancing individual therapy outcomes. The ability to combine the principles of Occupational Therapy and dance in OTFC’s supported and specialised environment, will assist in seeing children explore physical potential and individual creativity, all whilst having fun!

The group is therapy focused and uses a “bottom up” approach in addressing a range of developmental skills relative to therapy goals which include:

  • Motor planning
  • Visual perception skills
  • Body awareness
  • Sequencing,
  • Postural control
  • Social skills
  • Ideational Praxis

The dance and movement group will foster experiences for children of all abilities in developing dance-related skills, e.g. timing, balance, rhythm, flexibility and retention, whilst integrating children’s interests and unique talents into every class.

Run by a dancer-trained OTFC Group occupational therapist, children will have the chance to participate in an array of dance styles such as classical, jazz, hip-hop and musical theatre. In 2020 the Dance Factory classes will be held at OTFC+ (13 Rosslyn Street, Mile End South SA 5031) and will continue to be run by OT / Dance Teacher Olivia Zoia and helped by Issie Mennill0. The classes will be capped at 8 participants

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Existing clients only (have completed an OTFC / OTFC+ Assessment)
  • Parent attendance during session is not required
  • OT from OTFC / OTFC+ endorsement required

Cost

10-week program

The cost is $30 per class x 10 classes = $300 (paid in two instalments over the course of the term)

Basketball group (Invite Only)

Purpose:
• To create a safe space for children to develop their gross motor, sequencing, bilateral motor coordination, and motor planning skills through an identified interest of basketball.
• To create a safe space for children to socialise and develop social and communication skills.
• To facilitate a transition into organised basketball/ social clubs.
• To promote and engage team building, decision making, and co-regulation.

Session plan:
• 1 hour sessions 4-6 clients
• Made up of warm ups/drills
• Social skill exercise/partner activity
• Team workout/group activity
• Warm down/debrief

Start Date:
Mondays at 5.15pm – 6.15pm
Commencing 20 July – 7 September 2020 (8 weeks)

What is needed for the group:
· Comfortable basketball or sports sneakers
· If you have a basketball please bring one, if not we do have spares available.

Cost Involved:

The cost of the group is $85 per session (NDIS rebates apply). If you are not able to attend a sessions, a registration fee will be charged $30.00.

Eligibility Criteria:

Existing clients only (have completed an OTFC Group Assessment)