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Chief Executive Announcement

10/11/2017

A special announcement from Judy Curran, Group Chief Executive You may be aware that earlier this year I announced that I would be retiring from my position as Group Chief Executive with the Can:Do Group at the end of the year. Following this announcement, our Board undertook an e...

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2017 Melbourne Cup Luncheon

07/11/2017

We are very proud to announce that the 2017 Melbourne Cup Luncheon raised $15,185 to support Can:Do 4Kids. What a fantastic result! Stay tuned for event photos and information about next year's event on our Facebook page, find the link below.   We would like to thank Stamford H...

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OT Highlight - Analise Favretto

28/10/2017

Analise Favretto,  occupational therapists at Can:Do 4Kids, shares with us her story. Happy OT week everyone! Why did you choose to become an occupational therapist? I knew I always wanted to work in the health field in some capacity, as working with people was important to me. I ...

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DIY Activity - Talking Tennis Balls

27/10/2017

Talking tennis balls - build hand and finger strength! How: Cut a 7cm line across the tennis ball. Stick on eyes Draw hairs, lips, eye lashes Make the tennis ball ‘talk’ by squeezing the sides of the mouth Scrunch up little bits of paper or using pom poms to ‘fe...

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OT Highlight -Adriana Sapio

26/10/2017

It's OT week and we've asked some of our talented occupational therapists, why they do what they do and here's what Adriana Sapio said. Why did you choose to become an occupational therapist? I knew I always wanted to work with people in a health area but was tossing up between ...

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DIY Activity - Sensory Balloons

25/10/2017

How: with your child, fill up balloons using a funnel with different sensory mediums. Have the child choose some themselves! Add things with a scent to and an additional sense of smell (e.g. ground up coffee beans). We particularly like flour, rice, and water. Get creative! Even place a little pe...

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OT Highlight - Jess Schultz

24/10/2017

It's OT week and we are featuring some of our talented therapists through-out the week. So, meet Jess Schult... Why did you choose to become an occupational therapist? I’ve always had a passion for working with people and a belief that every individual has the ability to live ...

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2018 Dinner in the Dark

22/10/2017

A culinary experience like no other! By suppressing your dominant sense; sight; you will enter a world where you re-evaluate the notions of taste and smell at this unique food and wine event. Four-course degustation menu matched with South Australian wines. Each table will be hosted by a lo...

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Occupational Therapy Week

22/10/2017

Happy OT Week! Sunday 22 October until Saturday 28 October, inclusive. This is to coincide with World Occupational Therapy Day on 27th October. OT Week helps promote the many ways occupational therapy can help people at all stages of life to reach their potential. This year OT...

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Champagne Fest

05/10/2017

We are pleased to advise that $1,251 was raised for Can:Do 4Kids from this event. A huge thank you to our major supporter, National Wine Centre for their continued support.     

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Smile Magazine Issue #12

25/09/2017

Read the latest edition of Smile Magazine. Ashley's fight for inclusion - being the only signing Deaf person in the small town of Crystal Brook; Auslan /  English Interpreting career; Fussy eating - Top 10 mealtime tips to support your family; Paediatric Hearing Aid Fitt...

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Can:Do Connections, Spring 2017

25/08/2017

In this edition: Help us name the Coins 4Kids pig, City-Bay fun run - increasing independence, Top 10 tips for mealtime,  New Youth Program,  Celebrate Speech Week, Routines Based Intervention. Read the latest Can:Do Connecti...

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Introducing our Coins 4Kids Mascot...

21/08/2017

Thank you to everyone who entered the Can:Do 4Kids, Coins 4Kids colouring in competition. Every entry was amazing with some very creative names - Pinky, Dumpling and Piglet some of the top name suggestions. We have now drawn the winning entry and would like to introduce you to… Pe...

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Top Mealtime Tips

03/08/2017

Check your child’s mealtime set up: Make sure their feet are flat on the floor or foot rest (you can make your own using old phone books and magazines). They should be positioned at 90 degrees at their hips, knees and ankles) with their bottom at the back of their seat so the back is sup...

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Talk to us about how we can bring your plan to life!

28/06/2017

  Can:Do 4Kids supports children and young adults with sensory impairment. Services include but are not limited to occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work, feeding, assistive technology, child and youth development, APD and more.  Contact us today!   De...

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2017 Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run

09/06/2017

We are so proud of our 2017 Can:Do 4Kids Convoy members, what a great race yesterday! We are proud to advise that this year's team has already raised over $7,000 in support of Can:Do 4Kids and you can still help us reach our goal of $10,000! Support our Convoy Team Members reach their f...

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This is Dimi

28/04/2017

Dimi is a beautiful little boy with big brown eyes, curly hair and a cheeky smile. Like other boys his age he likes music, being outdoors and playing with other kids. Dimi has been part of our Can:Do family since his birth and his family have decided to share their story with you.  His mu...

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2017/2018 Entertainment Book

11/04/2017

We are excited to announce the NEW 2017 | 2018 Entertainment Books and Digital Memberships are now available! Discover thousands of valuable up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers for many of the best restaurants, cafés, arts, attractions, hotels, travel, shopping and much more – c...

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Coins 4Kids

14/03/2017

This is Aaron. With the help of Can:Do 4Kids, Aaron is learning to speak. Help us raise vital funds to support South Australian kids like Aaron who are Deaf, blind or sensory impaired. 1. Host one of our green collection pigs at your business or workplace before the end of June - Order a pi...

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2017 Dinner in the Dark

03/02/2017

Look out for next year's event date, coming soon. Stay updated with all the event details here We are excited to announce that this year’s Dinner in the Dark event reached our goal and raised $100,316 for Can:Do 4Kids. This exceeds the $85,000 from last year and is the highest amount...

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Welcome to the Can:Do Classroom

31/01/2017

The Can:Do Classroom brings our experts to your classroom in the form of a FREE comprehensive national curriculum schools based education program that teaches South Australian primary school children about social inclusion, noise induced hearing loss, and Australian Sign Language (A...

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Can:Do Charity Challenge

17/01/2017

Congratulations again to our 9 amazing Can:Do Charity Challengers, what a great achievement in raising over $100,000 to support the services provided by Can:Do 4Kids and Deaf Can:Do! Follow our Facebook page here for the confirmed television screening date, coming to a TV near you very soon! ...

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Jemima and Maisie

30/11/2016

Jemima and Maisie’s mum Amy shares their family’s story… My girls were diagnosed with albinism when Jemima was 2½ and Maisie 8 months of age. My husband and I had no family history of albinism and it came as such a shock, it was devastating. We went to a geneticist a...

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Drakes and Coins 4Kids

23/09/2016

Did you shop at Drakes Supermarkets in during the month of July? If you did you might have put a little spare change into one of our cute green Coins 4Kids piggies, and a little spare change can sure add up. The Coins 4Kids campaign was launched in July in conjunction with Adelaide&r...

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Young Kids, Big Hearts

23/09/2016

Meet these young fundraisers giving back. Adeline Roe A Can:Do 4Kids client for over 8 years, Adeline Roe is an amazing young fundraiser in our community. Diagnosed with Cone Dystrophy, her vision is described as a blurry black and white photo. With no colour vision, poor fine and d...

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Barefoot by the Sea

19/09/2016

We are excited to announce that this year's event raised over $12,000 for Can:Do 4Kids. All funds raised from Barefoot by the Sea go towards supporting the services provided by Can:Do 4Kids, please consider donating here.

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City-Bay Fun Run

11/07/2016

We are excited to announce that this year's event raised over $6,000 for Can:Do 4Kids. Thank you to all participants and those who supported them to achieve their fundraising goals. All funds raised from the Can:Do 4Kids Convoy go towards supporting the services provided by Can:Do 4Kids, ...

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Dinner in the Dark 2016

23/06/2016

We are excited to announce that this year’s Dinner in the Dark event raised $85,000 for Can:Do 4Kids. This is the highest amount raised at a Dinner in the Dark event since its inception in 2014! For those of you who couldn't join us at Dinner in the Dark last night, w...

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Feeding Information Session

14/06/2016

Taster of the Feeding Service Information Session If any of the following apply in your family, you may be interested in seeking some support around mealtimes and feeding: Children gagging or vomiting foods Children or infants refusing foods with lumps or those requiring  &nb...

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