Saturday Autism Play Groups programs combine the award-winning Integrated Play Groups®, Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification®, and SCERTS® models. These comprehensive programs are inclusive peer play, educational programs that focus on developing the social, communication, and peer play competencies of all the children participating.
Saturday Autism Play Groups programs are small, stable groups of children and youths ages 5 to 13 that meet regularly under the guidance of highly trained professionals to play. Each group consists of one child with autism and one to two siblings from the same household.
Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Programs
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, we are offering 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). And our Online Play Groups program:
Unbox & Play Online Play Groups program for children ages 6 to 10.
RPG (Role Play Game) Online Play Groups for children ages 11 to 14.
If you are interested in an ONline Play Groups program outside of BC please contact our office.
Like all Friend 2 Friend Programs, our Saturday Play Groups are comprehensive programs that focus on the development of the social, communication, and peer play competencies of all the children participating. The Society provides the following services (all included in the fee):
In Program Services
Other Services Offered by the Society (fees apply)
Saturday 14-Week Program
|Days||Times||Ages||Start Date||End Date||Novice Player||Expert Player|
|Saturdays||10:00-11:00||6 to 12||March 2021||June 2021||1||1 to 2 Siblings|
|Saturdays||12:00-1:00||6 to 12||March 2021||June 2021||1||1 to 2 Siblings|
|Saturdays||2:00-3:00||6 to 12||March 2021||June 2021||1||1 to 2 Siblings|
The Society offers play centre programs for children with and without autism ages 3 through 16.