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Parent and Toddler Developmental Play Group

This program is currently on hold due to COVID numbers and restrictions in the province of British Columbia. In the meantime, reach out to us to inquire about telehealth parent coaching services. We hope to resume the parent and toddler group in the coming 1-3 months.

We are excited to announce we will be starting a parent-participation play group for toddlers starting September, 2020! Sessions will occur on Saturday mornings from 9:00am - 10:30am, with additional times being added as needed. We will be using the Help is in Your Hands resource, a product of the C-ESDM project developed by Sally Rogers and Aubyn Stahmer.

What is the play group?

  • A parent-participation group for children (ages 1-3 years)

  • Guided activities for parents who have concerns around their child's development or are waiting for an autism assessment

  • Monthly program with specific topics covered each week

  • Information, hands-on practice, and tips for success will be provided

What is Help is in Your Hands?

  • An excellent new resource for families with young kids with symptoms of or diagnosed on the autism spectrum

  • 16 web-based video modules help parents add simple intervention practices to their everyday routines at home

  • Hands-on parent coaching by talented UP Clinic staff is aimed to maximize application and skill development

What topics are covered?

  • Increasing Children's Attention to People

  • Increasing Children's Communications

  • Joint Activity Routines to Increase Your Child's Learning and Communication

  • The ABCs of Opportunities for Learning

Structure of the program:

  • A small group format (with caregiver participation)

COVID precautions will be in place, and are outlined in the registration package

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