An early start to learning in a caring and supportive environment has long term benefits for children with a disability, their family and the community.
These groups are for babies, toddlers and preschoolers who have a diagnosed disability or delay in development, or who are at risk of a developmental delay, and their families.
Learning Links Early Education and Care provides a unique long day care and preschool service for children 3 months to 6 years in a central Sydney city location. We are committed to helping your child reach their individual potential.
Occupational therapy for children under six helps them become independent by reviewing their play, feeding, dressing, toileting, bathing and hand skills. We also look at your child’s coordination and posture. The aim is to help your child participate fully in the things they do every day and to involve parents in learning about the development of their child.
Diagnosing developmental concerns opens the way to parents having a greater understanding of their children’s needs and helps children be the best that they can be, earlier. The paediatrician offers assessments of child development, developmental delays, ADHD, learning difficulties and Autism spectrum disorder at a reduced fee.
When a child has a disability or delay in development, a physiotherapist can work with the family to find ways to help children learn to move independently play actively and participate in recreation and family life. They can assist children with physical access to environments, sourcing specialised equipment or adapting environments to improve a child's access.
Learning Links’ playgroups are informal gatherings where mums, dads, grandparents, caregivers, children and babies meet together in a relaxed environment. Both adults and children are there to take part in some serious playing and learning! Early childhood educators, therapists or social workers are present to educate parents and to answer any concerns you may have with your child.
A truly special preschool located in Peakhurst in Sydney's south offering a quality early childhood program for children with and without special needs from two-and-a-half to school age. It is a community-based preschool licensed by the Department of Community Service where specialised early intervention services are provided for children with special needs who are encouraged to learn alongside their friends.
Share to Learn is a program focusing on experiences and activities that will help develop children’s language development and early literacy skills.
Learning Links’ speech pathologists can help children under six with issues concerning eating, drinking, language and listening skills and social interaction.
EarlyStart transition support is a flexible service for families who are finding it hard to get involved in community activities due to their child’s disability or developmental delay.