June 2022

Winter is here and we are counting down the days until our Winter School Holiday programs! Find out what’s new and upcoming this June at Spring Forward, below.


Something Inspirational

“If you focus on what you left behind, you will never see what lies ahead.”- Gusteau, Ratatouille

Something Reassuring

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


Kids Academy Preschool Bayley Screener!

We are excited to be bringing developmental screeners to kids under three and a half at Kids Academy. OT Mel will visit all 5 Kids Academy centres across Penrith during the first week of July. Dates and times TBC soon!


Share our details with your preschool, daycare, parents group or early development centre.

Current partners include:

  • Montessori Penrith
  • Bright Stars Penrith
  • Bright Stars Cambridge Park
  • Kids Academy – Penrith Branches

Online Development Checklist!

Check your child’s development with our free online development checklist for children 0-3.5 years.

Get more information on the Bayley or check your infant’s development.

School Holiday Merch!

We are so excited to bring school holiday t-shirts to our clients. These t-shirts have been designed with creativity in mind. Buy your t-shirt and create your own design with our fabric markers during your holiday session.
Click below to PRE ORDER before Midnight 24/06/2022!

 Service Updates 

Cancellation Policy Reminder!

In the event that you are unable to attend your appointment, please refer to the information on our cancellation policy.

Early Intervention Pathway!

Speak to your Local Area Coordinator (LAC) to see how they can advocate for their child’s needs for therapy. For NDIS participants and also individuals who aren’t eligible for funding, LACs provide a link to community support such as health, social, transport, and education, as well as outlining the need for additional services.

 Product Of The Month


What does it do?

  • Strengthens joints, tendons and muscles
  • Provides tactile sensory stimulation
  • Allows children to focus and concentrate
  • Keeps mind and hands busy
  • Helps with oral motor development and chewing

Cost? $5.00

Contact us to purchase! Call and collect available.

Kids Balance Ball!

What does it do?

  • (Half deflated) helps with regulation
  • Activate the core
  • Stimulate the vestibular system
  • Helps with concentration

Cost? $28.77 Buy Now!

Gratitude Journal!

What does it do?

  • Self-exploration journal- helps children focus on being thankful for what we have, the big things in life, as well as the simple joys.

Cost? $10 Buy Now!

Upcoming Programs

Circle of Security

What is it?
Using attachment theory as its foundation, Circle of Security is a parent program that helps shine a light on how to gain and maintain a secure attachment with your child. Find out more.

Who is it for?
This program is for Parents and Guardians and is run as a safe, supportive and collaborative group of 5-18 people. Participants receive a personalised plan to help implement COS strategies specific to their needs.

When is it?
Starting Week 2, Term 3, COS is a 8 week program running weekly on Monday Mornings for 1 hour with Counsellor Danielle. Time TBC shorty as either 10 or 11am start.

Contact us to secure your spot!

Winter School Holiday Groups

We are now taking bookings for groups running during the winter school holidays. Find out more or book online by clicking on the group name.

Your favourite program isn’t listed? Submit an expression of interest for the group you desire.

Term 3 Programs!

We are excited to announce our term 3 programs! Contact us to express your interest. Days and times TBC soon.

 Staff Updates

Welcome Isabella, Tayla and Sandra!

We would like to introduce:

  • Business Development & Preschool Liason Officer – Isabella
  • Receptionist – Tayla
  • Counsellor – Sandra

Many of you would have already met Tayla and Sandra but if you haven’t, be sure to say hi during your next visit! Isabella has just joined us this week and is excited to expand Spring Forwards services to more of our community.

Click on their pictures below to learn more about them. Isabella’s Bio is coming soon!

Tayla – Receptionist

Personal Mission Statement:

” To provide positive client experiences to the community, through the services offered.”

Sandra – Counsellor

Personal Mission Statement:

“Providing a relationship-based, holistic language approach to support youth relate, connect, and find meaning in the world around them.”

Isabella – Business Development & Preschool Liason Officer

Full bio coming soon.

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday to Multi-Media Specialist Byron! We hope you had an amazing day.

Farewell Darcy & Deanna!

We’d like to thank Darcy and Deanna for being a part of the Spring Forward Family. Thank you for your hard work and we wish you all the best in your future endeavours.

 Client Achievements

Brock Neville

Well done to Brock who has worked really hard on building his confidence and social skills and using them in the community! – Counsellor Danielle & Speech Pathologist Monica