The School Based Integrated Play Groups programs combine the award-winning Integrated Play Groups®, Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification® and SCERTS® models. Our programs focus on the development of the social, communication, emotional regulation and peer play competencies of all the children participating in the programs.
School Based Integrated Play Groups
program are provided once per week, 60-minute sessions on site in schools throughout the greater Vancouver area. Friend 2 Friend Master Guides visit schools and other community settings to design, set up and implement a Friend 2 Friend – Integrated Play Groups® Program for one child with autism (novice player) and 3-4 peers (expert players) ages 9 through 16. As part of the program the Master Guide will also prepare and supervise school-based professional so that they may continue to run the play group sessions once Friend 2 Friend has completed this 18 week (12 session) program.
This program is offered to schools throughout the greater Vancouver area on a limited case-by-case bases. Priority is given to children ages 9 to 16 who have or who are currently attending Play Centre programs. Families or schools wishing to participate in this program should contact our office for details. Fees vary for this program from $3000 to $3500 depending upon the location of the school.
For more information about our School Based Integrated Play Groups program please contact our Program Coordinator.