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Parenting Collection

Disability Collection

The Parenting Collection housed at the Civic Library Woodville has over 750 resources which has information for parents and carers. Materials available include DVDs, picture books, fiction, children’s and teen non-fiction as well as a range of non-fiction titles.

Some of the resource subject areas include:

  • Stress management, relaxation and mindfulness for children
  • Toilet training
  • Behavioural issues in children
  • Autism and Asperger’s syndrome
  • Sleep problems
  • Child development issues
  • ADHD
  • Special needs children
  • Managing anger and understanding feelings for children
  • Resilience in children

All Parenting Collection items are listed on the ‘One Card’ catalogue and can be requested for loan through any Public Library in South Australia.

Complementary sessions run at the Community Centres:

  • Adelaide Baby Wearers Group
  • Fab Fridays – a take 5 program, social group for people with disabilities by Uniting Communities
  • Mindfulness and meditation
  • Findon community playgroup
  • Western Carers Support Group
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