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1493 Musina (Wooden Baby Gym)

- Fishpond

22/03/2016 Note: http://www.fishpond.com.au/Baby/1493-Musina-Wooden-Baby-Gym-Selecta-Wooden-ToysSelecta-Spielzeug/4003332014932 Baby play gym required for reaching with hands and feet. Cheers Emily van Ruth Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Sorry have no budget left for toys this financial year. Will order next year!)

Little Listener

(Spectronics: http://www.spectronics.com.au/product/little-listener)

02/05/2016 Note: Switch adapted music player available through spectronics. Need to load music and stories on to the player Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Sorry no toy library funds available until next financial year)

larger scooter

09/08/2016 Note: 2 scooters currently available both small 59 and 69cm to handles. Would be great to have larger size available to use/trial with older clients. Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Accepted by the library

Blending play therapy with cognitive behavioural therapy

Athena A Drewes, - 2009, - Wiley , Psychology

21/11/2016 Note: No books current available on this subject matter. A comprehensive guide for engaging children and teaching value of CBT. Useful to evidence, complement and further guide current therapeutic techniques being utilised. Status: Accepted by the library (Book has been ordered 21/11/16)

foot twister vehicle

08/12/2016 Note: Ride on vehicle for 6- 10 year olds that requires foot twister movement to propel: Available at edex.com.au http://www.edex.com.au/winther-foot-twister-for-6-10-years.html Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Accepted by the library

Electrical Drum kit from Sponge Bob square pants ( 4 drums)

18/01/2017 Note: The Toylibrary at Novita has one drum kit but this one is always out or reserved as it is very popular with the children. It is an excellent toy for cause effect. Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Tried to purchase but no supplier available. Believe it is out of production. Sorry!)

not particular on choice

24/01/2017 Note: hi is it possible for the library to offer DVD for us to borrow pop stars in concert eg: Kylie, Delta, or any bands also documentaries on animals, fish, countries etc thankyou Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Will access DVD at local public library)

Balance bike 40 cm

02/02/2017 Note: There is not balance bike 40 cm for taller kids. This item is very important to develop gross motor skills Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Eurotrike do not make a 40cm glide bike. If you can locate a 40cm glide bike please send details to me. Sorry.)

Paediatric Neuropsychology 2nd Edition - Research, Theory and Practice

Keith Owen Yeates, M. Douglas Ris, H. Gerry Taylor, Bruce F. Pennington, - 2009, - The Guilford Press (USA) - Book

22/03/2017 Status: Checked by the library

Making Sense of Interventions for Children with Developmental Disorders

Caroline Bowen & Pamela Snow,

10/05/2017 Status: Accepted by the library (Will order in 2017/18 budget ran out of funds this year)

The Story Of The Kindness Elves

Anna Ranson & Benjamin Byene, - Children's Book

29/05/2017 Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Accepted by the library (It's not published yet but will order in when it is. Thankyou fo the suggestion)

When Lester lost his cool

Sophie Havighurst, illustrated by Geoffrey Ricardo., - 2006, - Mono Unlimited (Ashburton, Victoria) - Children's Book

22/06/2017 Note: This book has been lost and it had 2 holds on it - for Fiona Mulholland (social worker, Elizabeth) & Sophie Ward (psychologist RPO) Status: Accepted by the library (Lost still has 2 holds)

Alert: Go Fish!

William and Shellenberger, - Therapy Game

14/08/2017 Note: Would be great supplement to The Alert program for Novita. Very cheap. US$7.99 for downloadable resource. https://www.alertprogram.com/product/game-alert-go-fish/ Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Sorry Library catalogue does not handle downloadable games)

Alert Bingo

Williams and Shellenberger, - Therapy Game

14/08/2017 Note: would be great complement to The Alert program at Novita. only USD 9.99 for downloadable resource https://www.alertprogram.com/product/alert-program-bingo-game/ Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Sorry Library catalogue does not handle downloadable games)

Social Skills for teenagers with development and autism spectrum disorders: PEERS the treatment manual

Elizabeth A Laugeson and Fred Frankel, - 2010, - Routledge - Novita Staff Only Manual

22/09/2017 Note: This is an upcoming social skills program beginning to be rolled out at Novita and it would be great to have the manual available in the library for staff to access. Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Library has no funds available to purchase items)

Classwords The Vocabulary Game Grade 2

- Therapy Game

01/10/2017 Note: Classwords The Vocabulary Game Grade 2 (Rainbow Resource) Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Suggestion declined (Library has no funds available to purchase items)

Chipper Chat

Nancy Crist and Rose Sheedy , - Therapy Game

19/06/2018 Note: https://shop.acer.edu.au/chipper-chat You will love this game's open-ended flexibility that focuses on language, articulation, fluency, and voice games. Here's how you play - You choose your teaching topics. Students earn chips by making correct responses. After filling a game board up with chips, the fun begins as the students use the magnetic wand to remove chips from the board. There are 40 full-colour, laminated, individual game boards (a total of 10 different games with four individual boards per game), and the game boards are double-sided. Chipper Chat includes: ◦40 laminated game boards ◦One die ◦Magnetic Wand ◦100 magnetic chips ◦Instruction booklet ◦Dividers to separate games Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Requested

Cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic pain in children and adolescents

Tonya M Palermo, - Adult Easy Reader

07/03/2019 Status: Requested

Turnaround Board

Wilkins International, , sensory solutions for special needs 2019-2020 - Novita Staff Loan

21/06/2019 Note: https://www.wilkinsinternational.com.au/extras/catalogue201920/index.html#p=2 page 240. Price: $1998.00 This resource would be useful for assessment vestibular processing in our children with sensory processing difficulties. Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Requested

Improving emotion regulation ability in autism: The Emotional Awareness and Skills Enhancement (EASE) program

Conner, et al. 2008, - Journal

27/06/2019 Suggested for: Novita Children's Services Library Status: Requested

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