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Parent and Toddler Developmental Play Group

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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