Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC

by Take 2: An Innovative Program for Social Learning

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC
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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: 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
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
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
Lisa Greenman and Monica Adler Werner co-founded Take 2 in 2004. (view small | med | large | orig)

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC

Take 2: Teaching Children w/ Autism Washington, DC
Humor is a key part of social skills instructional time. Campers enjoy demonstrating "expected" and "unexpected" social behavior. (view small | med | large | orig)

Teaching a camper to play checkers

Teaching a camper to play checkers
Photo from Progress Report 'Reflections of a Take2 Summer' (view small | med | large | orig)

Improv with the Middle School Camp

Improv with the Middle School Camp
Photo from Progress Report 'Reflections of a Take2 Summer' (view small | med | large | orig)

Hedbanz with Counselors

Hedbanz with Counselors
Photo from Progress Report 'Reflections of a Take2 Summer' (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

Take 2: An Innovative Program for Social Learning

Location: Silver Spring, MD - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.take2camp.org/​
Project Leader:
Lisa Greenman
Washington, DC United States