Take 2: An Innovative Program for Social Learning

Take 2 is a model program serving children with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism and their families. It affirmatively recruits a diverse group of children, serves families regardless of their ability to pay, and provides consultation to referring schools.

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC
Lynn Cannon helped develop the Take 2 curriculum and served as lead teacher for several years beginning in 2004. In 2011, she returned as Director of the program. (view small | med | large | orig)

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC
Learning how to take turns, be a good winner and a good loser, let someone else choose and, most importantly, how to "always win the friendship game" are core parts of the Take 2 curriculum. (view small | med | large | orig)

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC
The Pink Panther has been a Take 2 mascot for years. Campers use their detective skills to de-code the nonverbal communication in these hilarious silent movies. (view small | med | large | orig)

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC
Take 2 campers enjoy a game together, practicing their friendship skills with a staff member standing by to "scaffold" and assist where necessary. (view small | med | large | orig)

Take 2 Camp Director Lynn Cannon

Take 2 Camp Director Lynn Cannon
Photo from Progress Report 'Take 2 Needs Your Help on Wednesday' (view small | med | large | orig)
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