Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society

friend2friendFriend 2 Friend offers education programs for children and adults that include Puppet Presentation for children ages 3 to 8, Simulation Games Presentation for children ages 9 and up, Integrated Play Groups for children aged 3-12 and seminars for parents and professionals. Friend 2 Friend programs work to promote mutually rewarding

friendships between children with autism spectrum and related social-communicative disorders and their peers, siblings and classmates. Website provides resources and links as well as a calendar of events.

Of special interest: Friend 2 Friend is in the process of designing a training program (complete with manual, video, children's book and seminar) for those people interested in running a F2F satellite program.

 

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Community: Relationship building
Type: Program website
Source/Organization: Non-profit charity
Geographic Focus: B.C., but concept of interest to all
Language: English only
Purpose: To foster understanding, acceptance, empathy and mutual friendships between children with autism spectrum (ASD) and related social-communication disorders and their peers, siblings and classmates
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.friend2friendsociety.org