Ampe Rlterrke Amangkeme is an early childhood health and development centre for Aboriginal children from non-working families living in Alice Springs, aged 6 months to 3.5 years old.
The program offers bi-cultural play based activities with a both traditional and cultural education, and is based on the Abecedarian Approach Australia (3a). 3a focuses on:
- Language Priority
- Conversational Reading
- Enriched Caregiving, and,
- Learning Games.
This is a child-focused program that promotes positive outcomes for children. Each child receives an intensive one-on-one individual program which is milestone based and health assessment driven.
Upon completion of their program, children can attend Congress’ Preschool Readiness Program or other external Preschools.
The centre offers a pick up & drop off service for children, in addition to cooked meals during the day.