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We CAN Be Friends: An Elementary School Program


Welcome We CAN Be Friends Schools!WCBF

We CAN Be Friends is a curriculum-based elementary school program provided by the Canucks Autism Network that teaches students the values of friendship, empathy and inclusion by using grade appropriate lesson plans, autism specific resources and awareness raising activities for the entire school.

GETTING STARTED

Here is your step-by-step program guide.

Step One: Sign up for the We CAN Be Friends monthly e-newsletter

Step Two: Choose how you will access the program

Step Three: AsK permission from families

 

Step FOUR: Consider who will teach the lessons at your school

 

Step Five: review the implementation guide

 

Step six: Review information about autism

 

Step sEVEN: Begin teaching the lessons

 

Step EIGHT: Plan an Autism Awareness event

 

Step NINE: Send us student work and feedback on the program

 

Step Ten – Have fun!


Quicklinks:
Implementation Guide
Lesson Plans
What is Autism?

Student's Frequently Asked Questions
Kit Component Checklist

Additional Resources:
I CAN Share My Story - Video Project & Conversation Guide for Classrooms
Coloring Pages

Certificate of Accomplishment
Newsletter for Parents