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  • Play-Place for Autistic Children Play-Place for Autistic Children

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(42.594196,-83.05394)
 

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Mission Statement

Our Mission

Play-Place for Autistic Children’s mission is to provide a fun-filled, judgment-free, haven of hope for families affected by autism. Through a unique play-powered environment, we combine recreation and education with a variety of social, occupational and physical therapeutic overtones. Our one-of-a-kind destination focuses on development, life skills, independence, respite relief, resource management and vocational rehabilitation to assist families the everyday nuances of "living with autism." Play-Place for Autistic Children’s bottom line is inclusion, acceptance and support.

Our Vision

Play-Place’s vision is to pioneer experiences that combine the magic of hope with the power of play and recovery. Our focus is to become the world’s premier destination for autism relief.

Description

Our 25,000 square foot, one-of-a-kind facility opening this Fall 2014 will boast a computer cafe for interactive academic skill building & communication; our innovative WorkPlus program for vocational/transitional rehabilitation and offering employment opportunities; CBI Programming for life-skill training and educational activities; an "Art of Autism" Art Studio for creative expression, art therapy, peer relationship building and self-esteem enrichment; music and movement activities; an 18x20 colorful playscape offering gross & fine motor development, motor planning and sensory-integration; a 40 seat cinema theatre for behavioral & focus therapy;a Haircut Hut for a soothing, grooming experience; a Bistro/coffee shop for that "me-too" conversation, sharing & a chance to exhale -- together with budget-conscious supplementary services including group speech & occupational therapy, hyperbaric chamber therapy, sensory integration services and more.

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http://www.autisticplayplace.org

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