Two new activities will be offered from July by Regional Youth Support Services (RYSS) along with their usual range of Abilities Programs for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recipients.
Expressions of interest have been invited for the new Tabletop Gaming program.
This inclusive group will have fun learning how to play games like ‘Magic the Gathering’, ‘Pokemon’ and ‘Dungeons and Dragons’.
The second new inclusive program to be offered by RYSS from July will be a Cosplay Costume Design group.
Participants will learn how to design their own Cosplay costume to wear to Central Coast Comicon.
RYSS Abilities Programs are social engagement and living skills-based programs open to young people aged 12 to 25 years old who are eligible for NDIS funding in a range of core and capacity building areas.
The workshops and group activities are designed specifically to help children, young people, and families build their skills, independence and resilience.
Groups are targeted, innovative, and flexible in their delivery and guided by evidence-based content to ensure relevant, comprehensive and engaging experiences by all participants.
Programs run for eight weeks and places are limited.
Other term three group programs will include cooking on Mondays and Tuesdays (from July 19 and 20), Abilities X-fit fun (also on Mondays from July 19) and a Q-Abilities social group to sexuality and gender-diverse NDIS participants.
Milkshakes and Masterpieces on Tuesday afternoons combines creative milkshake making with creating colourful designs on canvas.
Game On is held on Tuesdays from 5.45pm to 7.45pm and is designed to be an inclusive gaming group that helps participants to develop social and supportive connections.
An introduction to digital photography starts on July 21 and runs on Wednesdays from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.
Robotics at RYSS is an opportunity to design robots using engineering software, it also runs on Wednesday afternoons.
The Get Creative Drawing Group runs on Thursdays from 3.30pm to 5.30pm and is intended to teach new technique and skills with a professional illustrator facilitating.
A weekly work readiness program will run from 10am to 12pm on Fridays at Wyoming.
A positive parenting social group and a Friday Night Social Club are also on offer at RYSS in term three.
For more information phone 4323 2374 or visit the RYSS website.
Newsletter, Jun 22
Regional Youth Support Services