United Way School’s Out Play Groups program combines 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 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 5 to 14 that meet regularly under the guidance of highly trained professionals to play and make friends. Each group consists of no more than three children.
Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Programs
Play Centre Programs
Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, we currently offer single-family, in-person play groups at our Play Centre in New Westminster BC. Single Family Programs consist of one child with autism and one to two siblings from the same household.
Please contact our office for scheduled days and times.
Online Play Groups Programs
We offer Online Play Groups programs to neurodiverse children and youths ages 6 through 14 throughout British Columbia Canada.
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.
Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
|Days||Times||Ages||Start Date||End Date||Novice Player||Expert Player|
|Wednesdays 3:30-4:30||Online Unbox & Play||8 to 10||January 2021||March 2021||2 to 3 Fees $1400 (13 weeks)||Welcomed but not required|
|Mondays 3:30-4:30||Online Unbox & Play||9 to 11||April 2021||June 2021||2 to 3 Fees $1400 (13 weeks)||Welcomed but not required|
|Wednesdays 3:30-4:30||Online Unbox & Play||8 to 10||April 2021||June 2021||2 to 3 Fees $1400 (13 weeks)||Welcomed but not required|
|Thursdays 3:30-4:30||Online Unbox & Play||6 to 9||April 2021||June 2021||2 to 3 Fees $1400 (13 weeks)||Welcomed but not required|
|Role Playing Group|
|Tuesdays||4:30-5:30||12 to 14||January 2021||March 2021||1 Fee $1400||Welcomed but not required|
|Tuesdays||4:30-5:30||12 to 14||April 2021||June 2021||1 Fee $1400||Welcomed but not required|