Child & Family Support | Wilson Home Trust Latest update from Wilson Home Trust en-us Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:55:08 +1300 Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:55:08 +1200 60 Respite Options <img src="" width="200" /> What is respite? Respite is taking a break from your caring responsibilities. Taking time out can help you feel rested and re-energised. Families&nbsp;can have differing needs, so&nbsp;there needs to be a different respite structure in place to cater. Some children may have behavioral... Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:27:06 +1200 Siblings <img src="" width="200" /> Siblings Living with a disabled child&nbsp;can have huge effects on the entire family - parents, siblings, and extended family members. It is a unique shared experience for families and can affect all aspects of family functioning. On the positive side, it can broaden horizons, increase... Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:23:59 +1200 Transitioning <img src="" width="200" /> Transitioning / Leaving School Transition Services and the Transition Plan Transitioning from school life is a significant milestone or rite of passage for young people. It is the process of deciding where and what they want to do with their life once school finishes. Transition... Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:17:25 +1200 School Years <img src="" width="200" /> School Years Starting School Every child is unique and no one school or system works for everyone, particularly if your child has extra needs. Depending on your location will determine what&#39;s on offer in your community. You may follow the specialised&nbsp;education or the... Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:14:18 +1200 Pre-School <img src="" width="200" /> Pre-School Years There are a variety of supports available for children with physical disabilities depending on&nbsp;diagnosis. During the pre-school years your child will most likely be referred to an&nbsp;Early Intervention Team that operates out of the Child Development Services (CDS)... Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:13:56 +1200 Parents / Caregivers <img src="" width="200" /> Parent / Caregivers We provide&nbsp;parents and caregivers of children with physical disabilities support and resources to help them navigate the health and disability sector. There is a minefield of information out there on offer for families but often you need help knowing the... Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:11:50 +1200 Our Regular Programmes <img src="" width="200" /> Our Regular Programmes Hydrotherapy Hydrotherapy is available in the&nbsp;Ronald Caughey Building on the following days: Monday and Wednesdays from 2.30pm to 4pm (during school term time only). The warm temperature of the pool is set at 34 degrees. Your child will be... Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:48:10 +1200 Resource List <img src="" width="200" /> Resource List We have put together a printable &nbsp;A to Z&nbsp;List &nbsp;of organisations&nbsp;that provide support and assistance to a child with&nbsp;disabilities and their families. You will find specific regions have different levels of support networks so we have organised... Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:47:57 +1200