Muddy Puddles is a registered NDIS provider.
Talk to us about your funding options and to find out if you are eligible for subsidies.
Refer to our Fee Schedule for information on the cost of our group programs.
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Jump-in

Early intervention group

When: Mondays or Tuesdays 9.30am - 11.30am

Where: Muddy Puddles

Who: 3-5 year olds

Commencing: Term 1 2021

Jump In is an early intervention group for children aged 3-5 years with a developmental delay or disability. Our team of skilled early childhood educators and early intervention therapists support your child's learning and development through a play based program, in a safe, fun and nurturing environment.

Priority areas:

  • Playing with peers

  • Focusing on group task

  • Following instructions

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Youth Advocacy Group (YAG)

Skill building group

When: Mondays 10.00am - 11.00am

Where: Muddy Puddles

Who: young people 16-24 years

Commencing: Term 1 2021

This group is all about self-advocacy and advisory skills, giving young people with disability the opportunity to learn how to speak up and have their say on what matters to them.

By joining this group, you will learn how to advocate for your rights and the right

Priority areas:

  1. Coping skills

  2. Job readiness skills

  3. Life skills

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Songbirds

Music therapy group

When: Mondays 10.30am - 11.15am

Where: Djinima Room, BAS, Moruya

Who: 0-3 year olds and parents/carers

Commencing: Term 1 2021

Songbirds is a program for families with children 0-3 yrs and provides an introduction to the use of music to support child development and enhance the parent-child relationship. Songs, musical games and dances are used to demonstrate how music can be an effective intervention for developing social and communication skills, fine and gross motor skills and self regulation

Priority areas:

  1. Social skills, e.g. turn-taking, waiting

  2. Expressive communication

  3. Enhance parent-child relationship through music

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Connect

Social skills group

When: Mondays 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Where: Muddy Puddles

Who: Tweens and Teens

Commencing: Term 1 2021

This social group for young people, focuses on social skill-building, communication skills, problem solving, critical thinking and resilience. Our program encourages social interaction and collaborative play by providing a safe space for kids to let their imaginations run wild, explore their passions and discover new ideas.

Priority Areas:

  1. Understanding social norms

  2. Making friends

  3. Coping with social anxiety

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Kickstart Girls

Fitness for the mind and body

When: Mondays 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Where: Muddy Puddles

Who: 13-16 year olds

Commencing: Term 1 2021

This group will focus on social skill building and self-esteem for young women. It will be an opportunity to focus on how we can be happy and healthy in our daily lives. The program will address mental and physical health and wellbeing in a supportive and creative environment. 

Priority areas:

  1. Coping skills

  2. Health and wellbeing

  3. Emotion awareness

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Snapshot

Dramatherapy

When: Mondays at 3.05pm (primary ages) and Tuesdays at 4.00pm (teens)

Where: Muddy Puddles

Who: Primary ages and teens

Commencing: Term 1 2021

Dramatherapy group programs use drama games, role plays, puppetry, story-telling and film making to help young people learn how to communicate and read social cues, whilst increasing self-confidence, self-awareness and building social skills.

Priority areas:

  1. Emotional awareness

  2. Emotional regulation

  3. Coping skills

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Secret Agent Society

Social skills group

When: Tuesdays from 3.15pm

Where: Tomakin Community Hall

Who: 8-12 year olds

Commencing: Term 1 2021

Duration: 18 weeks (2 term group program)

The Secret Agent Society (SAS) Computer Game Pack and Small Group Program help kids 8 to 12 years of age crack the code of emotions and friendships. Junior Detectives graduate from SAS equipped with the skills to feel happier, calmer and braver while making new friends and keeping them.

Priority areas:

  1. Decoding social norms

  2. Understanding emotions and self-regulation

  3. Developing conversation skills and friendships

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Music Rocks

Music therapy

When: Wednesdays 3.15pm - 4.15pm

Where: Muddy Puddles

Who: Teens

Commencing: Term 1 2021

This program includes music-based mindfulness, games, improvisation and song sharing. Participants develop self-awareness, confidence and interpersonal skills while forming and maintaining friendships.

Priority areas:

  1. Social skills

  2. Attention/focus/coordination

  3. Self-expression

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Soundwaves

Music therapy

When: Wednesdays 4.30pm-5.30pm

Where: Muddy Puddles

Who: Teens

Commencing: Term 1 2021

This program includes music-based mindfulness, games, improvisation and song sharing. Participants develop self-awareness, confidence and interpersonal skills while forming and maintaining friendships.

Priority areas:

  1. Social skills

  2. Emotional awareness and regulation

  3. Attention/focus/coordination

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Kick Start (Batemans Bay)

Fitness for mind and body

When: Thursdays 4.30pm-5.30pm

Where: Eurobodalla Health and Fitness

Who: 13-16 year olds

Commencing: Term 1 2021

Kick Start is a great way for young people to work on their physical and mental fitness. Combining fitness training and life-coaching, this unique program teaches strategies to build self-confidence, gross motor skills and resilience that will last a life time.

Priority Areas:

  1. Physical fitness

  2. Emotional regulation

  3. Social skills

Kayaking

Paddle Out

Outdoor Education

When: Wednesdays 10:30am - 12:30pm (18+ years) and Wednesdays 3:30pm - 5:30pm (10-16 years)

Where: Mossy Point boat ramp

Who: 10-16 years and 18+ years 

Commencing: 24 February 2021 (6 week program)

Region X and Muddy Puddles have collaborated together to bring you, 'Paddle Out'. This program is full of fun, exciting and new experiences. You will learn loads of kayaking and water skills and be able to practice them in different environments. On the final week, you will get to go on a sea kayaking journey. 

Priority Areas:

  1. Kayaking skills

  2. Outdoor education

  3. Social skills

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