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.
- 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.
Lake Ridge Community Support Services
900 Hopkins Street, Unit 8
Having trouble registering online?
Call us at (905) 666-9688 x 475