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Communicate, Learn & Play (CLAP) - Whitby Thursdays starting February 14

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019, 9:00 AM
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019, 10:00 AM
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Week 1: Workshop (Parents only)
Thursday February 14, 2019 — 9:00-10:30am (1.5 hours)

Weeks 2 - 6: Play Group (Parents and children)
Every Thursday from February 21 to March 28 (No session on March 14) — 9:00-10:00am (1 hour)

Location: Lake Ridge Community Support Services, 900 Hopkins St. Unit 8, Whitby

This workshop and play group series for children under 5 years old with ASD focuses on strategies to support early communication development.  Parents will participate in a 1.5 hour workshop, followed by a 5-week interactive play group with their child.  Facilitators will support parents and children by modeling strategies and providing feedback throughout the play groups.  

Topics that will be covered:

  • Face to face interactions/play
  • Communicating wants and needs
  • Shared attention
  • Imitation through play
  • Talking about the environment

It is mandatory to attend the parent-only workshop on Thursday, February 14 from 9:00-10:30am prior to attending the 5-week interactive play group with your child.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Child with ASD registered with the Ontario Autism Program Durham Region
  • Child is under 5 years old and is not meeting age appropriate criteria for communication
  • Child must have group readiness skills

If you are not sure if your child meets the eligibility criteria, please call (905) 666-9688 x 475.

No cost required.

Please note: There are various sessions available for this play group series and a minimum number of registrations are required to run each session.  If we do not receive the minimum required for this date range, you may be requested to select a different set of dates.  Thank you for your understanding.


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Lake Ridge Community Support Services
900 Hopkins Street, Unit 8

Having trouble registering online?  
Call us at (905) 666-9688 x 475