Integrated Play Groups Conference Vancouver Sep 27 & 28

Integrated Play Groups Conference Vancouver Sep 27 & 28


Fostering Peer Play and Friendships for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

September 27 & 28, 2013, Vancouver Hillel, UBC

Blending the Integrated Play Groups® and Friend 2 Friend Models
Presented by Dr. Pamela Wolfberg and Heather McCracken

This specialized two-day seminar brings together the Integrated Play Groups® (IPG) and Friend 2 Friend (F2F) models to address the social, play and friendship needs of individuals on the autism spectrum. Drawing on evidence-based practices, these complementary models enhance socialization, communication, emotional regulation, peer play and imagination in children and adolescents while building meaningful relationships with typical peers in inclusive school, community and therapeutic settings.

Join us September 27th & 28th to discover:

  • The nature of play and friendships as it influences lifelong development and experience
  • The principles and practices of the IPG® Model
  • The principles and practices of the F2F Friend Model
  • Methods to assess and monitor social, communication, play, imagination and friendship development
  • Methods to enhance social interaction, communication, play, imagination and friendship
  • Methods to design quality peer play and friendship programs in school, home, community and therapy settings

 

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