Parents of Youth with ASD Wanted!
Tonight is the night!
Please join us to share your insight (activities of interest, what youth with ASD need to make it worth attending events, etc.). Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Monday, January 26, Boston Pizza,95 Dalton Ave, 6:30 - 8 pm (EAST)
If you cannot attend tonight, please join us on Wednesday, January 28 Boston Pizza, 755 Gardiners Road, 7 - 8:30 pm (WEST)
Pre-registration is not required, but RSVPs (to the office) are requested so we can ensure we have enough seats.
Posted January 26, 2015
Transition to Life Program
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 23 JANUARY for Transition to Life program.
**There are currently not enough participants for this program to run in Kingston. If you are interested, please contact Patricia O'Connor at email@example.com right away as the deadline is Friday, January 23rd.**
This project is designed to respond to the increasing needs of young adults (18-28 years) with Asperger Syndrome transitioning from the secondary school setting into employment and independent living.
Dates: April – June 2015 at St. Lawrence College, Kingston
The Transition to Life Program is looking for an individual with ASD to be a mentor to participants in the program. This individual should be aged between 18 and 28 years, currently working or working on their post-secondary education. This is a paid position.
Brochure with more information
Posted January 22, 2015
For Adults with Aspergers and Autism
The next meeting for Adults with AS is February 10th from 6 - 8 pm at our office.
As you may be aware, we have been collecting information about local Autism Services for Adults.
We are in the process of applying for funding for a Directory of Services for Adults with ASD in KFL&A and Area.
To support our application, if you wish, please email the office (firstname.lastname@example.org) with what type of information you would like to have included, and how and why this would be helpful.
The Kingston Chapter is collecting information to create A Guide to Community Services in KFL&A for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Submissions welcome from any relevant organization or business. To access this information, click here
Please feel free to share this with anyone you think may be interested. Click here for other Adult related information
Posted January 25, 2015
Arts on the Spectrum
Autism Ontario Kingston Chapter is pleased to announce
Arts on the Spectrum
Funded by the Community Foundation for Kingston and Area and the McArthur Connidis Arts Fund.
This program for individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder of ALL AGES AND ABILITIES features local Artists in the areas of music, movement, dance, visual arts, and literary arts.
Watch for registration details coming soon! Poster to share
Posted January 22, 2015
Awesome Possums 2014-2015
Awesome Possum Continues this year thanks to the ASUS Partnership!
Wednesday Evenings, 6:00-7:30pm
École Cathedrale, 301 Johnson St.
This is a free drop in program for children with ASD and their siblings/friends.
January 26: Cooking & Baking
February 4, 11 & 25: Photography
March 4: Fun with Science
March 11: Disney
March 18: St. Patrick's Day
March 25: Goodbye Friends!
For the poster listing the themes for each date, please click on the link below.
List of Themes
Posted January 22, 2015
ASUS Autism Partnership Walk/Run for Autism Ontario Kingston
SAVE THE DATE: March 29th 2015!
The ASUS Students are finalizing details, so stay tuned!
Posted January 22, 2015
Email Technical Difficulty
Many Autism Ontario emails are not being sent or received correctly. This is being investigated and hopefully resolved soon.
If you were expecting an email, but have not yet received it, or sent an email and have not received a reply, our apologies.
Thank you for your patience.
Posted January 20, 2015
Friends for Life Presentation
If you missed the presentation during our Family Support Meeting, and would like more information, please contact Canadian Mental Health Association - Kingston Branch at 613-549-7027 or email@example.com.
CMHA is the program provider and in the process of applying for funding to offer this again. If the application is successful, Friends for Life will be offered in the spring of 2015.
This program is an 8 week resiliency program for children aged 6-12 years and youth aged 13-17 years for children/youth at risk for anxiety and depression. Each week, the session is 1.5h long. The group size is generally a maximum of 6 participants with one trained staff person and two assistant facilitators. Parent/Caregiver involvement is weekly during the last 15 minutes of each session and through at home practice.
One or two “booster” sessions follow the 8 week program.
Posted January 19, 2015
In an effort to streamline the information on this site and hopefully make it easier for you to find what you are looking for, things will be moving around. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact the office.
Click below for more information about Autism Ontario Kingston Chapter, Potential Programme and Community activities. Links to register, when available, will be included.
Current and past newsletters are now accessed through "Newsletters" in the left column.
Unless otherwise indicated, Chapter activities take place at our office at Extend-A-Family Kingston, 361 Montreal Street. Enter by the Bagot Street door, at the back of the building.
We welcome information about community events and workshops for posting.
For more information Chapter, Potential Programme and Community events and workshops
Posted November 11, 2014
It’s that time of year again! Applications for events to be funded by the Potential Programme (to take place in April, May and/or June 2015) are due Febraury 1, 2015.
For an application, or to discuss the idea of an event, please contact Rachel, Community Events Coordinator, at Rachel@autismontario.com, or your local chapter office.
If you would like to be notified when new Potential Programme events are open for registration, please sign up through this link:
For further information in this region, please contact Orlana, Family Support Coordinator (613-507-7896 ext 502 or firstname.lastname@example.org), or Rachel, Community Events Coordinator (613-507-7896 ext 503 or email@example.com).
For information and the link to register for any of the events in the East and Southeast regions, please visit www.aoese.eventbrite.ca.
For More Potential Program Information
Posted November 4, 2014
Le Building Brighter Futures Fund – Un fonds pour bâtir un avenir meilleur Autisme Ontario acceptera les demandes d’assistance financière au titre de ce fonds à compter du 15 septembre 2014
Le Building Brighter Futures Fund permet de fournir une assistance financière aux adultes de l’Ontario qui vivent avec un trouble du spectre de l’autisme (TSA) ainsi qu’à leurs familles. Cette assistance prend la forme d’un remboursement des sommes dépensées pour favoriser une plus grande participation à l’intérieur des collectivités locales. Le Building Brighter Futures Fund a été créé et est alimenté par de généreux donateurs!
Les demandes d’assistance financière seront acceptées entre le 15 et le 30 septembre.
Le programme Potentiel a été mis sur pied dans le but de fournir un soutien direct aux enfants, aux familles et aux parents d’enfants ayant un trouble du spectre de l’autisme (TSA). Ce programme leur facilite l’accès aux spécialistes des TSA dans leurs collectivités respectives et les aide a y susciter des occasions d’apprentissage stimulantes pour leurs enfants.
Pour de plus amples reseignments, veuillez vous adresser au Orlana, coordonnatrice des services de soutien aux familles (613-507-7896 poste 502 ou firstname.lastname@example.org), ou Yvonne, Superviseure des événements communautaire francophones. Elle peut être contactée au 1-800-472-7789 poste 240 ou à email@example.com.
Appelez-nous ou envoyez-nous un courriel pour nous faire part de vos idées pour les noms de conférenciers spécialisés, des thèmes d’ateliers ou des occasions d’apprentissage social qui pourraient vous intéresser dans votre communauté.
Pour soumettre une idée, contactez le bureau Kingston ou Yvonne : 1-800-472-7789 poste 240 ou firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vous n’avez pas internet? Communiquez avec Patti au bureau local au 613.507.7896 ou Yvonne au 1.800.472.7789 poste 240 pour plus d’informations.
** Vous avez quelques heures à consacrer? Nous sommes à la recherche de bénévoles et personnes ressources qui aimeraient s’impliquer et partager leurs connaissances et intérêts.
pour plus d'information
Posted August 27, 2014
In order to offer our various programs, we need your help!
We welcome both occasional and long-term volunteers. Please contact the office to find out how you can get involved in preparation for or at any of the following:
-Childcare for Family Support Meetings (3rd Tuesday of each month)
-Contact local businesses as we are looking for participants for our Job Fair for youth and adults with Autism/Asperger's Syndrome. Date to be set. (Flexible)
-Chapter Library Maintenance (Flexible)
-Tuesday evening Building Club (October 7 - November 25,6:30 - 7:30 pm)
-Ball Hockey Assistant Coaches (dates and time to be confirmed)
-Represent Autism Ontario Kingston at local events (Flexible)
-Family Cooking (dates and time to be confirmed)
-"Please Listen" program assistants (dates and times to be confirmed)
If you are interested in any of the above, please contact Rachel or Patti and we can connect. Thank you in advance for your support!
Posted May 22, 2014