United Way School’s Out Autism 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 Program
Play Centre (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.
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.
Like all Friend 2 Friend Programs, our United Way School’s 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)
Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
|Days||Times||Ages||Start Date||End Date||Novice Player||Expert Player|
|Mondays||Online Unbox & Play||8 to 10||September 14||December 14||1||Welcomed but not required|
|Tuesdays||Play Centre 3:30-4:30||6 to 12||September 15||December 15||1||1 to 2 siblings from the same household|
|Wednesdays||Online Unbox & Play||6 to 9||September 16||December 16||1 to 2||Welcomed but not required|
The Society offers play centre programs for children with and without autism ages 3 through 16.