Early Childhood Autism Play Groups programs combine the award-winning, evidence-based, Integrated Play Groups®, Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification®, and SCERTS® models. These comprehensive early childhood programs child-led are play-based, educational programs that focus on developing the social, communication, and peer play competencies of the child participating in the program.
Early Childhood Autism Play Groups programs are child-led, play-based programs for children with autism or related needs ages 3 to 5 years old. Children may be registered for one or more sessions per week. Programs are led by a professional Master Guide. These programs are individualized affinity-based play-based early intervention programs that work to enhance the child’s social, communication, emotional regulation and play needs
Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Programs
Play Centre Single-Family Programs (in-person programs). We offer single-family in-person play groups (one child with autism and one to two siblings from the same household). We are offering these programs during the Fall Term September to December, and Spring Term March to June 2021.
Play Centre One to One Play Programs (in-person). Families who do not have siblings to register with their novice player may request in-person one to one play intervention programs with our Master Guide. We are offering these programs during the Fall Term September to December, and Spring Term March to June 2021.
Like all Friend 2 Friend Programs, our Early Childhood Play Groups are comprehensive programs that focus on the development of social, communication, and peer play competencies. The Society provides the following services (all included in the fee):
In Program Services
Other Services Offered by the Society (fees apply)
Early Childhood Programs
|Days||Times||Ages||Start Date||End Date||Novice Player||Expert Player|
|Tuesdays||1:00-2:00pm||3 to 6||September 15||December 15||1||1 to 2 siblings from the same household|