BC Communities Capacity Program

BC Communities Capacity Program




BC Communities Capacity Program is a professional development program offered to British Columbia schools, school districts and not for profit organizations.

A “train the trainer”  program providing participants with the knowledge, tools, techniques and downloadable materials to implement the Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification® Puppet Program curriculum with children ages 3 through 11 in their local schools and inclusive community settings.

Each year, Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society fundraises to offer British Columbia not for profit organizations/school districts access to our Autism Demystification® online course at subsidized rates. Organizations wishing to apply for this subsidized program, please email the Society.

Please Note: Participation is limited to funding available. Please see Autism Demystification® Online Course for regular fees.

Participation Requirements:

  • Organizations must be a BC registered not for profit,
  • Organizations must have 5 participants (over 5 participants regular charges apply, see Autism Demystification Online Course),
  • All participants must be prepared to complete the course within the 14 days provided (participants must take the course using a personal computer),
  • Organizations must be ready to implement the program with the children they service (in house),
  • Organizations understand they are not certified or endorsed in the model and must adhere to all IP and Copyright laws,
  • Organizations must be prepared to contribute a $200 flat fee to register 5 participants.


Organizations outside of BC, please see Autism Demystification® Online Course.

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14-Day Access to Self-Directed Online Course

Download the Puppet Play Video

Download Printable Curriculum and Handout Materials

Host this Training In Your Area

Organizations or school districts wishing to host a live training session in their community may request this service by contacting the Society.  Fees for this service vary based on, the number of attendees, length of a seminar (1 or 2 days are offered), travel time required and traveling expenses.

All Autism Demystification® programs follow our award-winning Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification® model. The Autism Demystification® programs are inclusive peer play and friendship programs. Our programs focus on the development of the social, communication, emotional regulation and peer play competencies of all the children participating in these specialized programs.