United Way School’s Out Autism Play Groups

Bringing together children with autism and their peers in the true spirit of play and friendship.

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United Way Lower Mainland
Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society
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Program Information

Overview

United Way School’s Out Autism Play Groups program combines the award-winning Integrated Play Groups®, Friend 2 Friend Autism Demystification®, and SCERTS® models. The 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 in the programs.

About Play Groups Programs

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).

Registration Steps

Step 1

Take our FREE Online Family Training
Register

 

Step 2

Read the Parent Handbook
View Handbook

 

Step 3

Speak with our Intake Coordinator
Contact Coordinator

 

Step 4

Register an Expert Player (peer, classmate, sibling, friend, cousin)
Register

 

Step 5

Register a Novice Player (Child with autism or related needs)
Register

 

Fall Program Availability

FALL 2019 AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

                                    
Days Times Ages Start Date End Date Novice Player Expert Player
Tuesdays 3:30-10:30 6-12 Sept 2019 June 2020 Program Full Program Full
Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 8-12 Sept 2019 June 2020 1 Space Free (fee $3800) 2 Spaces (free)
Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 6-12 Sept 2019 June 2020 1 Space Free (fee $3800) 2 Spaces (free)
Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 8-12 Sept 2019 June 2020 1 Space Free (fee $3800) 2 Spaces (free)
Thursdays 3:30-4:30 6-12 Sept 2019 June 2020 1 Space Free (fee $3800) 1 Space (free)
Thursdays 5:00-6:00 8-12 Program Full Program Full
Fridays 3:30-4:30 6-12 Sept 2019 June 2020 1 Space Free (fee $3800) 2 Spaces (free)

Play Programs

The Society offers play centre programs for children with autism and their peers ages 3 through 16.

Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society
Autism Play Centre – Early Childhood Play Groups
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Home Learners Play Groups
Autism Play Centre – Home Learners Play Groups
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Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society
Autism Play Centre – Saturday Play Groups
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Summer Camp Play Groups
Autism Play Centre – Summer and Spring Break Play Groups
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Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society
Autism Families’ Free Online Course
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