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CANCELLED Marymead Builders and Makers (Children developmentally aged 7-11) (Tuggeranong Library)

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Marymead Builders and Makers

Social skills are a typical area of difficulty for children on the Autism Spectrum.
Developing social skills has been found to happen most successfully using favourite activities and interests to encourage engagement, curiosity, communication, sharing and waiting for a turn. Lego is commonly a strong interest for children with autism and is ideal to use as a tool to teach and practice social skills.

Libraries ACT together with the Marymead Autism Centre are excited to introduce a 5 session fortnightly program for children developmentally aged 7-11 years. The program aims to help build the skills needed to follow direction, work in a small team and self-regulate in a safe place. Families will be offered additional information on Library services and membership at these sessions.

Parents/carers must stay with the children at all times and will be on-hand to assist their child with elements of the program.

Please note that bookings are for 5 sessions over a 10 week commitment.

Families are encouraged to bring a small snack if needed, no nuts, a water bottle and activities for siblings as they will not be able to participate.

Session 1 - Thursday 2 May 4.00 - 4.45pm

Session 2 - Thursday 16 May 4.00 - 4.45pm

Session 3 - Thursday 30  May 4.00 - 4.45pm

Session 4 - Thursday 13 June 4.00 - 4.45pm

Session 5 - Thursday 27 June 4.00 - 4.45pm


Please take note: 

  • Bookings are essential. Bookings are only nesessary for the children participating in the activity. We are unable to accommodate participants who have not made a booking.
  • Places are limited, please contact the library if you wish to amend or cancel your booking. This will enable others to participate in the program. 
  • Age ranges do apply. Children attending this program must be within the specified age range. The age limit is necessary and made due to required skill level / coordination for the activity.
  • Adult supervision is required for all children attending the program.
Have questions about CANCELLED Marymead Builders and Makers (Children developmentally aged 7-11) (Tuggeranong Library)? Contact Libraries ACT

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Tuggeranong Library
175 Cowlishaw Street
Greenway, ACT 2900


Libraries ACT

Libraries ACT delivers public library services to the ACT community. It is the only public library service in Canberra, which is Australia's capital city, and serves a population of over 350,000 people.

Libraries ACT are also responsible for the ACT Heritage Library, which helps tell the stories of Canberra and its people. It collects, preserves, promotes and provides access to documents that record the lives of Canberra's residents.

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