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VACANCIES

Greystanes
Munchkin Manor Early Learning Centre, Greystanes Enrol now

Merrylands
Little Explorers Early Learning Centre
Now taking enrolments for 2020 and offering 1st week gap-free for all new enrolments.

To take advantage of this offer and secure a place for your child, please call (02) 9897 7254 or 0432324300.

South Granville
Scribbles and Giggles Child Care Centre @ South Granville enrol now


LOCAL JOB VACANCIES


OPEN DAY

Experience the MindChamps difference at our September 28th Tour Day

Come and see the difference that 3 decades of research has brought to early childhood education. Our internationally renowned curriculum was developed by Australian education, psychology and neuroscience researchers  –  to make a truly holistic program that creates the Champions of tomorrow using the knowledge of today. Not all early learning centres are created equal - but the only way to know is to see it for yourself.

Registration opens September 9th. Follow MindChamps Australia on Facebook to find out more.


WIN WIN WIN
firstaidforyou

This month you have a chance to win a $50 gift card.

For your chance to win simply email us with your contact details and tell us how you have used our site/facebook to go into the draw to win.  Good luck!
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
PROFESSIONALS FOR CHILDREN
ADDITIONAL NEEDS PROVIDERS
RESROURCES FOR CARE PROVIDERS
CHILD CARE DIRECTORY

Auburn
Little Giants Auburn

Carlingford
Carlingford Multipurpose Learning Centre
Carlingford West Kindergarten Inc 
Families @ Carlingford Education Service
Munchkin Manor Early Learning Centre, Carlingford

Constitution Hill 
Greenleaf Early Learning Centre

Ermington
Active Kids Ermington
Colour My World Children's Centre 

Greystanes
Munchkin Manor Early Learning Centre, Greystanes
TLC Early Education & Care Centres

Girraween
First Academy Child Care Centre

Guildford 
Leaping Learners 

Lidcombe
Scribbles & Giggles Child Care Centre @ Botanica

Merrylands
Little Explorers Early Learning Centre
Merrydays Kindergarten Society Inc 
Thrive Early Learning Centre Merrylands

North Rocks
Little Green Treehouse Early Education Centre
North Rocks Community (Uniting) Church Preschool

Parramatta
Growing Minds After School 
MindChamps Early Learning Parramatta

Rosehill
Explore & Develop - Parramatta
Fun2Learn Early Learning Centre

Rydalmere
Rise & Shine Kindergarten Rydalmere
Scribbles & Giggles Child Care Centre @ Rydalmere

South Granville
Scribbles and Giggles Child Care Centre @ South Granville

Toongabbie
Mani's Family Day Care, Old Toongabbie

Wentworthville
Scribbles Long Day Care Centre
The Little Kids School 
Learning Through Play Preschool & Long Day Care Centre  

West Ryde
Colour My World Children's Centre


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SEPTEMBER 2019

Welcome to the Parramatta Local Child Care & Services Directory newsletter.

This month we welcome

Read all about these great services below.

Be sure to check out all our Detailed Listings to find all the information you need to make the right choice for you and your family when selecting child care.

This month's parent resource is about Toilet Training. For some parents/carers, it can be difficult to working out whether your child is ready and how to get started. We hope our parent resource will give you some tips.

WIN, WIN... a $50 Gift Card.    To enter simply like us/share on facebook and then email us with your contact details to go into the draw to win.
FEATURED SERVICES

Explore & Develop - Parramatta is licensed for 78 children per day, educating and caring for children from birth to six years. At Explore & Develop Parramatta, we aim to provide an environment where children can feel safe, secure and happy. 

We give priority to nurturing relationships and providing children with consistent emotional support so that they become confident and develop the skills and understandings they need to interact positively with others.

We are committed to equity and believe in all children’s capabilities to succeed. We offer children the freedom to explore and discover through play-based learning whilst providing programs that aim to enrich their learning through planned experiences and programs.
School Transition Program 

Starting school is a significant milestone in the life of any child and family. Explore & Develop supports the essential foundations for learning for all children and in doing so provides a play-based developmentally appropriate curriculum where children are learning important knowledge, skills and attitudes that will not only prepare them for school but for lifelong learning.

Our focus is on making your child’s transition to school as smooth as possible and giving your child important skills to help them enter school as confident, capable and involved learners. We want children to be achievers and most importantly we want children to be happy and excited about moving forward and facing new challenges

We operate from 7:30am – 6pm Monday to Friday. We are closed on Public Holidays and 2 weeks over the Christmas and New Year period.  Contact us for more information.


Little Explorers Early Learning Centre
We are a long day care centre located in Merrylands.  We provide high quality care for children aged from 6 weeks to 6 years.  Our opening hours are 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

We value the learning of fundamentals such as language, literacy, numeracy, art, music, self-help skills, problem solving and investigation. We are dedicated to providing your child with the latest education techniques and the very best educational start.

Our educational programs are based on the Early Years Learning Framework, which focuses on Belonging, Being and Becoming. Our program is developed through children’s interests, strengths, family input, community links and intentional teaching. Each interest-based learning experience is planned to developmentally support and challenge the children within an environment that fosters each child’s self-worth.

At Little Explorers Early Learning Centre we pride ourselves on delivering high quality early childhood education, with an approach that provides parents with the peace of mind that their child is being cared for by qualified Educators. We are dedicated to providing a stimulating, hands on learning environment, which is guided by each child’s current interests and development.

We take pride in creating a sense of belonging and community for children and their families. Our centres consist of two rooms with small class sizes, to ensure your child is cared for in a personal homelike setting. As well as large outdoor play spaces focusing on the natural environment, to provide enriched learning opportunities for children to be active, creative, inquisitive and independent.
Contact us for more information.


Scribbles & Giggles Child Care Centre @ Rydalmere aims to provide high quality care in all areas of development, one of them is the child’s education. Our program is set up according to the child’s interests and needs to get them taking their first steps into learning.

We also are proud to admit that we have mixed in another vital ingredient into our programs to benefit your child – FUN!!  Accepting children aged 0 - 6 years.  Contact us for more information.


Sylvanvale Clinical Services provides therapy services for people of all ages and abilities.   We offer individual or group therapy services including:

•    Occupational Therapy
•    Individual Skills Development
•    Clinical Psychology
•    Counselling
•    Speech Pathology
•    Assessment and Training
•    Behaviour Support
•    Supported Playgroup

Speech Pathology.   Last week, 25 – 31 August 2019, was Speech Pathology Week. This week promoted the work done by Speech Pathologists with more than 1.2 million Australians who have a communication disability that impacts their daily life.

Speech Pathologists study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listing, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering and using voice. People who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely can also be helped by a Speech Pathologist.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights says that, “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression”. Speech Pathologists play an important role in enabling people with communication difficulties to realise their communication rights.

Sylvanvale employs two Speech Pathologists who have immediate capacity to see participants at a location of their choice at the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rate.   If your child requires the support of a Speech Pathologist, please call Sylvanvale’s Customer Service Team on 1300 233 577 to make an appointment or Contact us for more information.


First Aid For You has been delivering courses that are designed to make you think, laugh and learn along the way.

We provide professional hands-on group training for 5 people or more.  WE COME TO YOU at home or at work, 7 days a week, conducting courses at a time that suits.

Delivering both accredited courses and information sessions in:

  • First Aid For Families ( 2 hours and perfect for all parents and carers of children)
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • HLTAID001 Cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • 22024VIC Emergency Management of Asthma
  • 22099VIC First aid management of Anaphylaxis

FAFY Trainers are dedicated, passionate, qualified mix of paramedics, nurses, medical specialists, child and adult educators BUT most importantly amazingly talented and experienced MUMS.

We also run First Aid for KIDS Workshops – a 1 hour interactive, fun and very informative first aid course just for 5 – 12yr olds. Are your Kids ready to be Superheroes and help save a life? 

Bookings are now available for School Incursions, Vacation and After Hour School Cares and private workshops.  For more information visit www.firstaidforyou.com.au or call 1300 853 050


Learning Links

If your child is showing signs that they struggle with learning, have social, emotional or behavioural issues, or are behind their peers with speech development or fine and gross motor skills, Learning Links is here to help.

We offer a range of assessments, including cognitive/IQ, academic skills, dyslexia, autism, ADHD, behavioural, speech and language, and occupational therapy. Our professionals can determine your child’s strengths, needs, preferred learning style and any appropriate interventions – an important first step in understanding how to best support them.

Following each assessment, you’ll receive a comprehensive written report to outline results as well as recommendations for your child. This can be also used to support your child’s NDIS plan.

Learning Links understands that every child is unique and has different strengths and challenges. That’s why we work closely with each family to provide guidance and the best possible program and opportunities for them to reach their full learning potential now and in the future. 

To find out more about assessments or how we can support your NDIS plan, contact our Customer Care team on 1300 003 900 or visit www.learninglinks.org.au. Our Liverpool Learning Centre is located at Shop 2, 54-56 Macquarie St (North), Liverpool NSW 2170.

Frontrunner Learning Centres providing professional tutoring in Frenchs Forest and Mona Vale for over 17 years. Our tutors are here to see that our students Get in Front and Stay in Front.

This is a place where tutors encourage, motivate and make a really positive difference.

Of course our qualified tutors do more than just set tasks and correct the work. They engender a love of success in the now so that our students believe that they can achieve. Our tutors develop great attitudes that create great results.

That’s why we are successful educators.
Frontrunner Learning Centres offer an initial free diagnostic educational assessment so you know exactly what your child needs in tuition. We facilitate real learning for school-aged children with the fundamentals that they need most in school. Students receive professional and caring help them in Mathematics, English, Reading, Spelling, Comprehension, Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Writing.

With the active support of paediatricians, speech therapists, behavioural optometrists, dieticians and other health care professionals the Frontrunner tutors provide a caring environment that’s helps your child achieve her or his own personal best and really enjoy success.

An integral service Frontrunner Learning Centres offer is Readbetter with
Contact us for more information www.frontrunnerlearningcentres.com.au
or www.frlc.com.au 


PARENT INFORMATION

Toilet Training

Just as your baby starts to get older, and you fall into a comfortable routine, it comes time to toilet train. And all of a sudden you find yourself in a spot where you just don't know what to do! Here are some helpful hints to get your prince or princess on the throne.

Pick the right time
Most children aren't ready to use the toilet until they are two or three years' old.

Start preparing your child
It's a good idea to prepare at least a week

Give it a go
It's a good idea to wait until you've got a quiet week at home before starting. Begin first thing in the morning by putting your child in their special underpants, and some old, loose-fitting clothes.

The first few weeks
Toilet training doesn't happen overnight; it might take your child just a few days to get the hang of it, or possibly a few weeks.
Troubleshooting
Sometimes children need a little extra help.

If you find yourself getting angry, or you feel as though your child is not responding, simply stop. Have a break and try again in a few weeks.
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