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Date: Tuesday February 7, 2023
The Power of Playgroups

Presenter: Jodie Armstrong  – Occupational Therapist and Researcher 


The power of playgroups: The LEaP Playgroup for children with developmental delay and/or disabilities 

Dr Jodie Armstrong doctorate focused on developing and evaluating the LEaP therapeutic playgroup for children with developmental delays and/or disabilities. Developed as a ‘first line’ approach for children entering therapeutic services, this model showed to be effective in improving children’s developmental outcomes and increasing parental social support.  

Jodie will be presenting on the LEaP playgroup model, key research findings, next steps for LEaP as well as outlining the core components of therapeutic playgroups for therapist wanting to implement such models within their practice.   

Time: 6.30pm
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