Free Parent Seminar: How to Manage Your Child’s Meldowns

How to manage your child's meltdowns and tantrums - free parent seminar from Kids First Children's Services in Brookvale

Does your child:

  • Have frequent tantrums?
  • Meltdown at the slightest provocation?
  • Find it hard to calm down after experiencing ‘big emotions’?
  • Seem unable (or unwilling!) to listen or following instructions?
  • Struggle to interact appropriately with other kids?
  • Avoid messy play?
  • Pinch, bite or hit other children?
  • Get frightened by sounds like a flushing toilet, vacuum cleaner or barking dog?
  • Eat a very restricted diet?

Allyce Cunningham - children's Occupational Therapist at Kids First Children's ServicesAt Kids First’s next free Community Service Seminar, you’ll meet Allyce Cunningham, an occupational therapist with a special interest and many years’ experience in supporting children who struggle to manage their emotions.

Allyce has helped hundreds of families to overcome the emotional and behavioural challenges presented by senstive and strong-willed children whose sensory differences affect their behaviour.

In this valuable 2 hour presentation, Allyce will explain the link between your child’s sensory processing system and their tantrums. She will share proven strategies for reducing the number of meltdowns your child has and provide guidance about when to seek help so that your child can learn to enjoy life more and cope better at home, pre-school and school

Who is this event for?

How to Manage Your Child’s Meltdowns is relevant for parents of children aged 3 – 10. Early educators, preschool staff, teachers and other professionals who work with young children are also most welcome to attend.

Download a printable flyer here to share on the notice board at your child's playgroup, preschool or school

Event Details

Date:        Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Time:        7.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue:     The Chairman’s Lounge, Brookvale Oval

The Chairman’s Lounge is located in the Ken Arthurson stand on the first floor of the Brookvale Oval stadium complex. Entry is via the stairs near the main gate located on Alfred Street, Brookvale. Parking is available in the Brookvale Oval complex and in neighbouring streets.

Your respect for our cancellation policy (detailed below) is appreciated


Free places at Kids First Community Service Seminars are reserved on a first-come, first served basis and due to the heavy expected demand for this event, bookings are essential.

This will be the only presentation of this seminar for 2017.

Cancellation Policy

If you book a place and fail to attend this event, another family may miss out on the opportunity to participate. Should your plans change, please inform us of your change of circumstances at least 24 hours prior to the event. Kids First reserves the right to wait-list guests who have held bookings for free Community Service Seminars in the past and have, without notice, failed to attend.

Free parent event in Sydney's northern beaches - How to build better behaviour with your child

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