Home Learners Play Groups programs combine the award-winning Integrated Play Groups®, Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification®, and SCERTS® models. These comprehensive, educational programs are inclusive peer play, educational programs that focus on developing the social, communication, and peer play competencies of all the children participating.
Home Learner Play Groups offer specialized play-based educational programs. Each group consists of a maximum of two to three home learners. Groups are designed for children ages 7 to 14 years old. We offer two types of Home Learner Play Groups programs, they are:
Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Programs
Play Centre Single-Family Programs (in-person programs). We offer single-family in-person play groups (one child with autism and one to two siblings from the same household). We are offering these programs during the Fall Term September to December, and Spring Term March to June 2021.
Play Centre One to One Play Programs (in-person). Families who do not have siblings to register with their novice player may request in-person one to one play intervention programs with our Master Guide. We are offering these programs during the Fall Term September to December, and Spring Term March to June 2021.
Online Play Groups. We also offer online Play Groups programs for children ages 7 to 14. Our Unbox & Play Online Play Groups program for children ages 7 to 10. And our RPG (Role Play Game) Online Play Groups for children ages 11 to 14. We are offering these programs during the Fall Term September to December, and Spring Term March to June 2021.
Like all Friend 2 Friend Programs, our Home Learners Out Play Groups are comprehensive programs that focus on the development of the social, communication and peer play competencies of all the children participating. The Society provides the following services (all included in the fee):
In Program Services
Other Services Offered by the Society (fees apply)
Home Learners 14-Week Program
|Days||Times||Ages||Start Date||End Date||Novice Player||Expert Player|
|Wednesday (Online Program)s||1:00-2:00pm||6 to 12||September 16||December 16||2-3||Welcomed but not required|
|Fridays (Online Program)||1:00-2:00pm||6 to 12||September 1816||December 18||2-3||Welcomed but not required|
The Society offers play centre programs for children with and without autism ages 3 through 16.