About Variety﹘the Children’s Charity

Variety – the Children’s Charity is a national not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering Australian children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn. Established in Australia over 40 years ago, Variety has helped enrich the lives of hundreds of thousands of children in need through its grants, programs, scholarships and experiences.

With a vision for all children to attain their full potential, regardless of ability or background, Variety believes that all kids deserve a fair go.

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The Workshops
Years 1 & 2
CELEBRATING DIFFERENCE,
CREATING INCLUSION
Duration: 45 minutes
Our dynamic Facilitator educates students to gain a fundamental understanding of why uniqueness is valued and should be celebrated. Students will learn how to identify differences as a positive feature in their lives.
Years 3 & 4
KNOW THE FACTS
TO BETTER IMPACT
Duration: 45 minutes
Students develop an understanding of the different forms of disabilities, including physical, invisible and sensory disabilities and learn how to empathise with challenges people with disabilities may face.

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Years 5 & 6
CHALLENGING NORMS TO FIND
THE EXTRAORDINARY
Duration: 45 minutes
Pre-conceived ideas around disability are challenged. Students look at their own role in society and their contribution to positive and negative mindsets and practice integrating alternative modes of communication and movement in to their classroom environment.

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