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VIC Playing for All - Youth Term 4 (Casey Stadium)

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Playing for All – Youth is a games-based program for children and young adults with intellectual disability/autism aged 8-17 years old. It helps them get active, make friends and have fun while learning important life skills. 

Playing for All sessions are delivered in a safe and supportive environment by qualified coaches who run activities that promote movement, teamwork, decision making and communication. Coaches also teach players the importance of being fit and staying healthy.

These fun and inclusive sessions run for 60-90 minutes, over a term, with a break before the next term starts. 

Duration: 60-90 minutes of game-based activities and instructional learning. 

When: every Sunday in term 4 starting on Sunday 16/10 from 12:15pm - 1:45pm (22/10, 29/10, 5/11, 12/11, 19/11, 26/11, 3/12, 10/12, 17/12 - 9 sessions in total)

Where: Casey Stadium - Court 5 (15/10), Court 6 (22/10), Court 2 (29/10), Court 10 (5/11 - 17/12).

Sessions include:   

  • small-sided games that allow for high involvement   
  • games with modified rules, area and equipment to promote inclusion and prompt understanding
  • Health education and social activities  

Your Goals
The types of NDIS goals this program can help a person achieve include:

  • Social and Community Participation
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Personal Development

About Special Olympics Australia
Special Olympics Australia provides weekly grassroots sporting opportunities, recreational, social and health programs for people with intellectual disability/autism to help them develop physical fitness, build self-esteem, demonstrate courage, and make friends. With a focus on participation, Special Olympics is a great vehicle for inclusion, social and community participation, health and wellbeing, and personal development outcomes.


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