Windaan hosted a fun, family-friendly community engagement day at Youth Hub Coffs Harbour on Tuesday, 17 July for families wanting to know more information about our early intervention and NDIS services. The event is a follow-on from the success of the first community engagement day back in April 2018.
Growing Early Minds therapists Kim Amurao (Behaviour Support Practitioner) and Rebecca Wilson (Speech-Language Pathologist) were there for families to chat to, to ask them about their child’s development and get some tips and strategies that they could implement at home. Families wanting to access the NDIS and allied health therapies were able to book a one-on-one meeting at Windaan, where we provided that tailored support as they start their journey.
Joseph Archibald says “The community engagement day is a relaxed safe space for families that have come out of their way to get information about the NDIS and ECEI or anything else related. The day creates a lot of new energy and we focus on building confidence and for people to understand and feel part of it. Families appreciate that connection, they feel validated and acknowledged.”
The venue at Youth Hub works well as it provides plenty of open space to relax in, bean bags and lounges, TV, pool table and even a basketball court. When our team weren’t chatting they were working on their dance moves playing ‘Just Dance’ on the Playstation.