United Way School’s Out Autism Play Groups program combine the award-winning Integrated Play Groups®, Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification®, and SCERTS® models. These comprehensive after school programs are inclusive peer play, educational programs that focus on developing the social, communication, emotional regulation, and peer play competencies of all the children participating.
United Way School’s Out Autism Play Groups programs are small, stable groups of children ages 6 to 12 that meet regularly under the guidance of highly trained professionals to play and make friends. Each group consists of no more than five children (2 children with autism and 2 to 3 of their peers).
Like all Friend 2 Friend Programs, United Way School’s Out Autism Play Groups are comprehensive programs that focus on the development of the social, communication, emotional regulation, and peer play competencies of all the children participating. As part of the United Way School’s Out Autism Play Groups program, we offer the following services:
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)
September 2020 to June 2021
|Days 2||Times||Ages||Start Date||End Date||Spaces Available|
|Tuesdays||3:30-4:30||5 to 11||Sept 15||June 8||2 Novice Players, Fees $3800|
|Tuesdays||5:00-6:00||12 to 15 (Teen Social Group)||Sept 15||June 8||4 to 5 Teens Fees $3000|
|Wednesdays||3:30-4:30||5 to 11||Sept 16||June 9||2 Novice Players, Fees $3800|
|Wednesdsays||5:00-6:00||7 to 12||Sept 16||June 9||2 Novice Players, Fees $3800|
|Thursdays||3:30-4:30||5 to 11||Sept 17||June 10||2 Novice Players, Fees $3800|
|Thursdays||5:00-6:00||12 to 15 (Teen Social Group)||Sept 17||June 10||4 to 5 Teens Fees $3000|
|Fridays||3:30-4:30||8 to 11||Sept 18||June 11||2 Novice Players, Fees $3800|
The Society offers play centre programs for children with and without autism ages 3 through 16.