About Us

Everyone Needs Friend 

Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society is not for profit, federally registered charitable organization founded in 2002 by a parent of a child with autism. The Society has one mission, to design and deliver programs and services that focus on fostering social inclusion, peer play and friendships between individuals with autism and their peers. 

 

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Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society

Our Commitment

“Peers are a necessity, not a luxury in human development.” (W. Hartup)

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance reciprocal social interaction, communication, imaginative play and friendships between individuals on the autism spectrum and their typically developing peers.

Our Vision

To provide sustainable programs and services that foster an understanding of the many challenges experienced by individuals on the autism spectrum face and to support our community to embrace all persons with autism as valuable, contributing members.

Our Values

All children need friends. We strive to create and deliver universally accessible programs and services that embrace diversity and equality using inclusive, sensitive, age-appropriate, fun and educational approaches.