SPEECH THERAPY SERVICE FOR TINGHA PRE SCHOOL STUDENTS

SPEECH THERAPY SERVICE FOR TINGHA PRE SCHOOL STUDENTS

Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall presenting a $5,000 cheque to Tingha Pre School Director Wendy Cowperthwaite.

 

STUDENTS at Tingha Pre School will soon be able to receive tutoring from a specialist speech therapist thanks to a $5,000 NSW Government grant, according to Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall.

 

Mr Marshall visited the pre school recently and delivered the good news and a cheque to the staff. He said the one-off payment was a part of $500,000 in additional funding made available to 100 pre schools across the state.

 

“This extra funding was earmarked to help pre schools in some of the State’s most disadvantaged communities continue to provide children with quality early learning experience and opportunities,” Mr Marshall said.

 

“The pre schools can choose how they allocate the funds and in this case, Tingha has decided it would be beneficial for some of their students to receive some assistance from a speech therapist.

 

“It’s a happy little centre with committed and enthusiastic staff members so I’m delighted the NSW Government has provided this extra assistance.”

 

Mr Marshall said the pre school was well regarded in the community and staff were always looking for opportunities to improve the learning outcome for their students.

 

“It’s a wonderful centre as it provides the perfect environment for local young people to learn and have fun,” he said.

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