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March 2013

Tweddle supports World Autism Awareness Day - 2nd April

Posted:Thursday, 28 March 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

The sixth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2013. Every year, autism organisations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. Join Amaze (Autism Victoria) for their Sunday 7 April Awareness Walk.Read more...

Tweddle parenting program pilots in Macedon Ranges

Posted:Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

In 2011, Tweddle and Macedon Ranges local health providers started meeting to identify service needs relating to young parents living in the area. Teams from Tweddle, Cobaw and Kyneton District Health worked hard to bring the Playsteps Program to Macedon Ranges families. The program, based in Woodend, has attracted lots of local interest. Read more...

Tweddle supports World Down Syndrome Day 21st March

Posted:Monday, 18 March 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition, exists in all regions across the globe and commonly results in variable effects on learning styles, physical characteristics or health. Tweddle's MyTime program supports parents of children with down syndrome.Read more...

National Playgroup Week

Posted:Monday, 18 March 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

Playgroup Australia organises the annual Playgroup Week to raise awareness of the importance of play for young children. Playgroups are also a great way for parents to connect at a time which for some can be isolating.Read more...

Multiple Birth Awareness Week

Posted:Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

The 10th - 17th March is Multiple Birth Awareness week which is a celebration of families raising twins, triplets, and more. The week also aims to raise awareness of the joys and challenges that go hand in hand with raising these children. Tweddle often provides support to parents with multiple children.Read more...

Friday 8th March is International Women's Day

Posted:Monday, 4 March 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

International Women's Day is a day to celebrate the contributions and achievements of all women. It is an opportunity to remember the barriers that women have broken through, and the accomplishments they have made despite barriers.Read more...

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