Parents of kids with a disability

Stepping Stones Triple P recognises that parents raising a child with a disability face exceptional challenges. So, it offers specially-tailored positive parenting help to suit different families' needs. Stepping Stones helps you manage problem behaviour and developmental issues common in children with disability. It also helps encourage behaviour you like, cope with stress, develop a close relationship with your child and teach your child new skills.

Stepping Stones Triple P is for parents of children from 2-12 years.

To find out which Stepping Stones Triple P is right for you, browse the list of short summaries below.


A few tips and strategies – in a session with other parents

Stepping Stones Triple P Seminar series

Seminars tackle the most common issues for parents of children with a disability and bring together large groups of parents – often 20 or more. Each seminar takes just 90 minutes and you can do one, two or all three in the series. The topics in the series are: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability; Helping your Child Reach their Potential; and Changing Problem Behaviour into Positive Behaviour. Find out more about Stepping Stones Triple P Seminars.

For a specific problem – one-on-one help

Primary Care Stepping Stones Triple P

This is a brief, personal and tailored way to get your Stepping Stones support. You'll meet with a provider for about four sessions of between 15 and 30 minutes each time, tackling one or two specific behaviours or issues that are particularly worrying you. You could target anything from your child's meltdowns and lashing out to bedtime dramas. Find out more about Primary Care Stepping Stones Triple P.

Ongoing courses with all the strategies

Group Stepping Stones Triple P

You're either having significant problems with your child's behaviour or you simply want to know how to encourage your child's development and potential. About a dozen parents come together for six sessions, which last 2 ½ hours each. Your Stepping Stones provider will also call you at home at pre-arranged times to offer support, feedback and ideas. Find out more about Group Stepping Stones Triple P.

Standard Stepping Stones Triple P

This is more in-depth and is recommended for families with significant problems. There are 8-10 private consultations with a trained provider who'll help you develop a wide range of positive parenting skills. Each session lasts about an hour. Find out more about Standard Stepping Stones Triple P.