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Group Programs

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Spark for Life psychology offers a range of neuroaffirming social groups. These groups are safe and supportive spaces where individuals of diverse neurological backgrounds can come together. Our groups are facilitated by trained clinicians who have a deep understanding of neurodiversity and aim to create an inclusive environment that celebrates individual differences. Through a range of activities and discussions, participants are encouraged to express themselves authentically, fostering empathy, understanding, and connection among the members. These groups offer a valuable opportunity for individuals to learn more about themselves, build social skills, enhance their self-confidence, and find a sense of belonging in a community that embraces and respects their unique neurotypes. Scroll down to learn more about the different types of groups we offer. To learn more about timing and pricing, please visit our Fee Schedule page.

LEGO Groups

Neuroaffirming LEGO Groups are inclusive gatherings designed to create a positive and supportive environment for children of all neurotypes. In these groups, children with diverse neurological traits, such as autism, ADHD, and others, come together to explore and build with LEGO bricks. The focus is on encouraging creativity, communication, and collaboration, while also embracing each child's unique way of thinking and processing information. By promoting understanding and acceptance, Neuroaffirming LEGO Groups offer a wonderful opportunity for children to develop social skills, build friendships, and feel a sense of belonging in a welcoming community.

 

Our LEGO Groups are suitable for children in Kindergarten to Year 6 who would benefit from experiencing positive social interactions, need help managing peer conflict, and have difficulty regulating emotions during peer interactions. 8 x 90 min sessions running weeks 2-9 each school term. Contact us to register your interest for upcoming groups!

Social Clubs

Our Neuroaffirming Social Clubs creates a relaxed and supportive environment specifically designed for kids! We understand the importance of positive social interactions and emotional regulation for children's growth and well-being. That's why our Social Clubs offer a range of engaging activities, including art, crafts, games, science experiments, LEGO, and play. Led by trained facilitators, we focus on creating a space where children can benefit from enriching social experiences, learn to manage peer conflicts, and develop better emotional regulation during interactions with their peers. We cherish and celebrate the diversity of all neurotypes, ensuring that every child feels accepted and understood. Join us in nurturing a community where your child can thrive and build lasting connections with others.

 

Our Neuroaffirming Social Clubs are suitable for children from Year 2 through high school (we run groups for different age groups) who would benefit from experiencing positive social interactions, help managing peer conflict and/or regulating emotions during peer interactions. 8 x 60 min sessions running weeks 2-9 each school term. Contact us to register your interest for upcoming groups!

 

DnD Groups

Our Neuroaffirming DnD Groups are a fantastic adventure that embraces and celebrates the diversity of all neurotypes! In this immersive and inclusive space, we gather to embark on epic quests where imagination knows no bounds. Led by understanding and trained facilitators, we ensure that every player feels accepted and valued for their unique perspectives and ways of thinking. Whether you're new to Dungeons & Dragons or a seasoned player, our group encourages collaborative storytelling, empathy, and creative problem-solving. Come join us on a journey where friendships are forged, and everyone's contributions are celebrated, as we weave together a tapestry of extraordinary tales and cherished memories.

Our Neuroaffirming  DnD Groups are suitable for children aged 12 up to adults, depending on the groups currently running. 8 x 1.5 hour sessions running weeks 2-9 in school terms. Contact us to register your interest for upcoming groups!

Co-Operative Board Game Groups

Our Neuroaffirming Co-Operative Board Game Groups focus on teamwork and inclusivity! In this welcoming space, we gather to enjoy co-operative board games that emphasize collaboration and mutual support. Led by understanding and trained facilitators, we foster an environment where everyone's unique strengths and perspectives are embraced. Whether you're a seasoned gamer or new to the world of board games, our group encourages friendly banter and problem-solving as a team. Together, we create an atmosphere of empathy and respect, ensuring that each player feels valued and included. Join us for an enriching experience of camaraderie and shared victories, as we work hand in hand to conquer challenges and build lasting connections.

Our Co-Operative Board Game Groups are suitable for children aged 10 to 14. 8 x 1.5 hour sessions running weeks 2-9 in school terms. Different games are run for different groups depending on participant interest, including Zombicide, Pandemic and more. Contact us to register your interest for upcoming groups!

SPARK!Jnr - not running in 2023

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based program that builds resilience in children. Suitable for children with mild mental health concerns. 5 x 2 hour sessions. 

Contact us to register your interest for upcoming groups!

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