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We All Need Friends!

Founded in 2002, Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society creates and delivers programs and services that focus on addressing the social inclusion, peer play and friendship needs of individuals with autism and their peers.


Our Commitment

Evidence-based programs that bring together individuals with autism and their peers in the true spirit of play and friendship.


Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society is commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. We acknowledge and respect that our programs, services, and community facilities are on the traditional territory of Indigenous Peoples. 

Our Mission

To enhance reciprocal social, communication, imaginative play and friendships between individuals on the autism spectrum and their peers.

Our Vision

To provide sustainable programs and services that foster an understanding of autism and to support our community to embrace neurodiversity.

Our Values

To create and deliver universally accessible programs and services that embrace diversity using evidence-based, fun and educational approaches.

Help children with autism play and make friends

"Peers are a necessity not a luxury in human development." ( W. W. Hartup)


Whats New

Transitions “The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.” Let’s face it, transitions are hard. We do many things to avoid transitions. When we cannot avoid them, we prepare for them. While in the midst of a transition, we all exhibit many behaviours that express our internal state such […]
Changing the Game Virtual Reality Autism Demystification  I hadn’t really noticed the young man in the line-up waiting for his turn to demo our Virtual Reality Autism Demystification program until he spoke. “Do you need people who have sensory challenges to try it too?” he asked. Katie Robbins, Program Coordinator at Friend 2 Friend Social Learning […]
Virtual Reality Autism? The game of life can be challenging for many individuals with autism. School is one of the most challenging environments for many individuals with autism. What if there was a tool that teaches peers, and professionals to understand what it feels like to have autism? A VR educational game that is engaging, […]
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