Constructing Connections: Empowering Youth  

Welcome to the Constructing Connection Girls Group at Allay Occupational Therapy, for 8 to 12 year olds, run every school holidays. 

We celebrate diversity and inclusion while fostering collaboration, teamwork, and leadership among young people. Our group is designed to empower participants by building insights into emotional regulation, empathy, communication, and negotiation. 


    What We Offer 

    Constructing Connections provides an interactive and dynamic environment that values the unique identities and backgrounds of each participant. Led by experienced paediatric and adolescent Occupational Therapists, we facilitate activities and discussions tailored to the diverse needs and interests of the group. 

    Key Focus Areas: 

       Collaboration and Teamwork: Engage in inclusive group activities that promote working together and supporting each other. 

        Emotional Regulation and Empathy: Develop skills to understand and manage emotions while fostering empathy towards others, appreciating diverse perspectives. 

        Communication and Negotiation: Learn effective communication strategies and negotiation skills to navigate social interactions confidently and respectfully. 


    Participant-Driven Development 

    We believe in the power of the group to shape its own experience. Participants are encouraged to design and lead the group’s development, ensuring that the activities and discussions are relevant and meaningful to them. This approach fosters a sense of ownership and inclusivity. 

    Our Values 

    At Allay Occupational Therapy, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. Constructing Connections welcomes young people of all identities, cultures, and backgrounds, creating a safe and supportive space for everyone to thrive.  


    Join Us 

    By participating in Constructing Connections, young people will gain valuable skills that will help them navigate their daily lives and future challenges. Together, we can build a supportive, inclusive community where everyone feels empowered to grow and thrive. 

    Contact Us 

    Ready to join Constructing Connections? Contact us today to learn more about our program and how we can support your development.