Playgroups are for everyone!

Celebrating inclusive playgroups

These resources are for our playgroup families and focus on what it means to be inclusive - being welcoming, positive and supporting each other, and the benefits this brings for everyone. See below for videos, flyers, poster and article on being inclusive at playgroup. Also below are external links for disability information and support.

Video Series

What does being inclusive mean? What are the best ways we can help? In these videos we talk with families and volunteers from the playgroup community about the best ways to be inclusive at playgroup and some of the simple ways we can all be welcoming.

Playgroups are for everyone

How can I help?

Everyone benefits from being inclusive

Being inclusive makes everyone a winner

Breaking down the barriers

Resources

Information Sheets

We've developed the following flyers to assist on the practical ways to be inclusive at playgroup.

Being Inclusive at Playgroup

Everyone Benefits from Being Inclusive

Inclusive Space at Playgroup

Poster

Print out our poster below to display at your playgroup. Please note: this is A3 size. If you want to print A4, select it in your printer settings and then select Fit to printable area.

 

Playgroup WA blog article

Everyone wants to feel comfortable and included at playgroup, but sometimes it can be a challenge to know how to achieve that when a child seems to be “a bit different”. Click below to read the article on ways to be inclusive at playgroup:

Ways to be inclusive at playgroup

PlayConnect Playgroups in Perth

Playgroup WA provides PlayConnect Playgroups which are facilitated playgroups for children aged 0-5 years with autism, developmental delay or similar communication needs. These are weekly sessions in 4 locations in Perth. Find out more on the PlayConnect page of our website here.

External Resources - Disability Information & Support

For more information on disability, click on the links below for informative webpages that include explanations and links to a range of resources and support:

National Disability Insurance Scheme - NDIS

Help for children under 7

Child and parent disability services

Children with disability

What is a childhood disability?

 

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