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Here are some small things you can do to look after yourself and do together with your family.

 

10 QUESTIONS TO ASK THE CHILDREN IN YOUR WORLD

We had fun asking our kids these questions.
See how much your children know about you by asking them the same questions here

BEAR PANCAKE RECIPE

Pancake lovers, this is for you.
Jess, Kudos Services Occupational Therapist thinks making these is beary fun and has many positive skills that come with it.
Remember an adult must be present when cooking these delicious bears and there are adaptations included as well.

Check out the printable recipe here

 

SELF-CARE 

Looking after yourself is important, especially in these times.

Here are some resources and links that Jodie, Kudos Services Psychologist, has put together to support you and your well-being.

A link to support for South Australia carers
https://www.carerssa.com.au/how-can-we-help/

Self-care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers, with tips for every carer.
https://www.supportingcarers.snaicc.org.au/looking-after-yourself/self-care/

Raising Children is an Australian based site sponsored by the Australian Department of Human Services.
Self-care ideas for grandparent and kinship carers
https://raisingchildren.net.au/grown-ups/grandparents/services-support-for-carers/grandparent-kinship-carers-services

Managing stress for grown-ups
https://raisingchildren.net.au/guides/first-1000-days/looking-after-yourself/stress-grown-ups

The Better Health Channel is part of the Digital Strategy and Services Unit in the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Human Services
Tips for looking after yourself as a carer
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/servicesandsupport/looking-after-yourself-as-a-carer

The Child Mind Institute is a USA based non-profit organisation with a wide variety of information and current research on child development.
For those interested in a more in-depth discussion of the need for self-care
https://childmind.org/article/fighting-caregiver-burnout-special-needs-kids/

Caring in mental health
https://www.sane.org/spotlight-on/families-carers/35-what-support-is-available-for-carers

 

FUN AND FREE THINGS TO DO WITH MUM AND DAD.

Kudos Speech Pathologist, Bec, has put together a list of some FUN and FREE things to do with each other.

Check them out here

 

ACCESSIBLE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PLAYGROUNDS

We are excited that playgrounds are open again. Check out this list of accessible playgrounds in SA here