BC Communities Capacity Building Program

Autism Demystification Online CourseBC Communities Capacity Building  – New Online Course

Each year Friend 2 Friend Social Learning provides community organization within BC with our BC Communities Capacity Building Program. This year we will offer our new Autism Demystification® Online Course  free to schools, school districts or other not for profit organizations in BC.

This program provides participants with the knowledge, tools and techniques to implement the Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification® Puppet Program curriculum with children aged 3 through 11. And works to address the needs of rural communities throughout BC by providing the training and tools to implement our Autism Demystification® Programs with children ages 3 to 11.

Participants from BC organizations will receive 14-day access to this self-directed, interactive online course that includes the following learning modules: Module 1: Introduction, Module 2: About the Society, Module 3: Guiding Principles, Module 4: What Does it Feel Like to Have Autism?, Module 5: Implementing the Program, Module 6: Wrap Up

Upon completion of the course, participants have access to a digital copy of the packaged curriculum including: the puppet play video entitled “You Don’t Know, Jack”, a course manual, and a children’s colouring story book adapted from the puppet play, as well as downloadable support materials.

You Don't Know, Jack Puppet Play Video

Puppet Play Video

ADP Online Course Manual

Course Manual

You Don't Know, Jack Story Colouring Book

Story Colouring Book

Seven Friendship Tips Poster

Printable Materials

Participants also receive a certificate of completion and are invited to join our social media follow-up support group where they may post questions and share stories with other participants and the model creator.

School Districts and other Not for Profit organizations my apply to participate in this program by accessing our Autism Demystification Online Course. To apply organizations must meet the following criteria:

  • Organizations must be BC registered Not for Profit Organization delivering programs in your community for at least 5 years. Or a school or school district.
  • Have at least 5 individuals who are prepare to participate in the course.
  • All individuals who participate in the course must be prepared to deliver the program upon completion of the course, and report on program delivery to the Society.
  • Be located outside the Lower Mainland of BC.

For information on whether your organization would qualify for this online course please contact our office. 

This is a BC initiative only. Organizations from outside of BC please see our Autism Demystification Online Course page.

Additional Participants Fee

$50 per person (non refundable)