Stay & Play


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Stay & Play

Stay & Play Integrated Social Skills Group is a program that was developed by a KidsAbility™ Occupational Therapist (OT), and a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Guelph. This successful program has been running in the Guelph area for over 10 years.


KidsAbility is pleased to now introduce Stay & Play to Waterloo Region at our Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo sites.


Cambridge, Guelph and Waterloo are offering a group in April 2019. 



  • Children must be referred to Stay & Play by an OT or SLP to be eligible to participate in this group
  • Children must be 3–5 years old
  • Children must have significant social communication needs, who would benefit from a structured intervention group
  • Families are encouraged to bring a peer/playmate for their child and to invite their child's childcare or school teacher
  • Children must be clients of either KidsAbility, clients of St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph or a client of Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA).



  • Cambridge - KidsAbility (887 Langs Drive)
  • Guelph-Wellington - St. Joseph’s Health Centre (100 Westmount Road)
  • Kitchener - KidsAbility (65 Hanson Avenue)
  • Waterloo - KidsAbility (500 Hallmark Drive)


To Register

There is no cost for this program, but to participate, a child must be referred by their therapist.


 Registration information for Stay and Play Cambridge      Registration information for Stay and Play Guelph

 Registration information for Stay and Play Kitchener      Registration information for Stay and Play Waterloo


For More Information

  •  St. Joseph’s Health Centre:  519-824-6000 ext. 4303
  • KidsAbility:   519-886-8886 or toll free 1-888-372-2259