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, one hour sessions per week. Programs are lead by a professional Master Guide. These highly trained professionals create individualized affinity-based peer play activities to enhance the child’s social, communication, emotional regulation and play needs.
Like all Friend 2 Friend Programs, our Early Childhood Play Groups are comprehensive programs that focus on the development of the 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)
Take our FREE Online Family Training
Read the Parent Handbook
Speak with our Intake Coordinator
Register an Expert Player (peer, classmate, sibling, friend, cousin)
Register a Novice Player (Child with autism or related needs)
New Early Childhood 14-week programs
|Days 1||Times||Ages||Start Date||End Date||Novice Player||Expert Player|
|Tuesdays||10:00-11:00||3 to 5||September 15, 2020||December 15, 2020||1 (Fee $2200)||None|
|Thursdays||10:00-11:00||3 to 5||September 17, 2020||December 17, 2020||1 (Fee $2200)||None|
|Tuesdays||10:00-11:00||3 to 5||March 2, 2021||June 15, 2021||1 (Fee $2200)||None|
|Thursdays||10:00-11:00||3 to 5||March 2, 2021||June 17, 2021||1 (Fee $2200)||None|
The Society offers play centre programs for children with and without autism ages 3 through 16.