Click here for the PDF package.Autism Ontario Statement, Resources, Responses and FAQ's Regarding the Ontario Autism Program Changes

There has been a tremendous amount of information circulating about the investment of $333 million by the Government of Ontario over the next five years and their stated goal of children and youth on the autism spectrum receiving critical interventions earlier and services that are better matched to their needs.

Autism Ontario has additional comments and further expansion of views regarding the recent announcement and in response to many ongoing conversations within our autism community. Please read our statement regarding autism programming in Ontario, Relevant resources and responses to the MCYS announcement and FAQs about Autism Ontario’s advocacy process.

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   Posted April 7, 2016
Click here - Cliquez iciAutism Ontario's Knowledge Base -
Base de connaissances

A bilingual, searchable database of brief, easy-to-understand documents that are relevant to the lives of youth and adults with ASD their families.

Une base de données bilingue et interrogeable ainsi qu’une série de courts documents faciles à comprendre concernant la vie des adolescents et des adultes ayant un TSA et celle de leurs familles respectives.
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   Posted February 27, 2015
Media Release in Response to the Ontario Autism Program Changes

On March 29th, the Ministry of Children and Youth's announcemed changes to Ontario's Autism Program. We would like to recognize how devastating this transition period might feel to a great number of families. It is our hope that as the complete program is rolled out, everyone will have access to robust, evidence-based and meaningful programming - no matter what age. Although this announcement feels jarring to those with children who have been on the waitlist for IBI, there is still so much more information to come. Read the release.

   Posted March 30, 2016
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Expert Committee: An update on Clinical Practice Guidelines and Benchmarks in Ontario

The Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Expert Committee is responsible for providing advice to the Ministry of Child and Youth Services on up-to-date, evidence-based research on effective clinical practices and services and supports for children and youth with ASD. To learn more about their clinical recommendations to the Ministry of Child and Youth Services, including their stakeholder consultation findings and their ten recommendations please visit the link below. Click here for the report.

   Posted March 29, 2016
Please watch and share.New Autism Ontario Video

This video, which features the incredible Michael McCreary, is a wonderful introduction to autism spectrum disorder. The video was created to support customer service professionals when they provide services or support to people with ASD; however the positive response from the general public has been overwhelming. This video is so accessible and entertaining, it offers something for everyone.

We want everyone to understand autism and to see the potential!

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   Posted January 18, 2016
Get started here!A future planning resource for people with a disability, their families and caregivers

This website is an incredible resource that includes:
- Disability and Funding Services
- Learning modules that explore various topics
- Inspiring Documentaries
- Free Professional Consultation
- Event Listing and much more!
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   Posted January 16, 2015

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