Adopt a District Program 2015 Richmond School District #38


Friend 2 Friend's Adopt a District Program provides school districts throughout the lower mainland of BC with specialized services to support the social inclusion of children with autism and related needs within their school community.

Each year during the month of April (International Autism Awareness Month) Friend 2 Friend donates our Autism Demystification® Puppet Program to schools is the choosen district upon request.

2014-2015 Adopt a District is the Richmond School District # 38

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Including Children with Autism in Meaningful Play Experiences with Typical Peers: Lessons from the Friend 2 Friend Play Centre


It’s the “drive-thru restaurant” play theme at the Friend 2 Friend Play Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Brian, a nine-year-old boy on the autism spectrum (novice player), his sister, as well as one other experienced player, make up this Saturday morning Friend 2 Friend – Integrated Play Groups® program. Read the full article on peer play on Mae on Move Blog

Expert Players Attend Play Groups Free!


Expert players (typically developing children ages 3-11) learn better communication, self help, regulation, play and friendships skills AND they attend completely FREE! Not to mention they love Play Group. Register here! Programs start September 27 – Don't miss out!

Thank you Variety, the children’s charity


Thank you to Variety, the children's charity for their generous donation to our Autism Demystification Programs.VarietyLogo_Colour

Thank You Green Shield Canada!


Thank you Green Shield Canada for the generous donation to the Friend 2 Friend Play Centre 2nd site) 

Thank you Hamber Foundation


Friend 2 Friend would like to thank the Hamber Foundation for their support https://www.hamberfoundation.ca/

 

You Don’t Know, Jack Colouring Book Cover by Katie Mae Robbins


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Please Support the F2F Team Scotia Bank 5-K


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Click on the friends above to support the F2F team and raise $5000 for our new Play Centre. Learn more at https://www.friend2friendsociety.org/childrens-programs/play-centre-programs-richmond/ 

New Play Centre Video


Watch our New Play Centre Vidoe

WE’RE HIRING!


Are you a professional that….

….wants to make a difference in the lives of children with autism and their peers and siblings?

….wants to be part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals?

….wants to design and implement innovative peer play and social programs for children with autism and their peers?

….wants to work with an organization that truly operates in a "child first" manner? 

Friend 2 Friend is hiring Master Guides and Play Guides. Interested in learning more www.friend2friendsociety.org/contact/jobvolunteer-opportunities

Fall Registration


Dear Families and Supporters

As you may be aware, the programs offered at our Play Centre (as well as our other programs) are in very high demand. In an effort to offer our services in our usual first-come, first-served manner, we are opening up our Play Centre  fall registration to all families on April 1st.

If you are interested in registering your child for a Play Centre fall 2014 program please ensure you submit your registration form on April 1st. As we receive the completed forms we will number them. On May 1st will offer programs to families in the sequential order that the registrations were received.

The fall 2014 schedule Play Centre schedules is now available online at:

· Early Childhood Programs 

· After school Programs

· Saturday and Sunday Programs 

The novice player registration form is also available on our website at www.friend2friendsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Expert-Player-Registration-Form-2014-A.pdf. And the expert play registration form is available at www.friend2friendsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Expert-Player-Registration-Form-2014-A.pdf

Friend 2 Friend is receiving approximately 25 requests per month from families wanting Play Centre programs. Therefore we are urging families who are certain they want to register their children for a fall program to do so on April 1st.

Play Centre policies including cancellation fees etc. www.friend2friendsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Play-Centre-Policy.pdf

Heather McCracken