Join us on May 31st for the 17th anniversary of the Kids' Golf Classic for Autism and make a difference by investing in the lives of people on the spectrum!

Your day will include 18 holes of golf at the tranquil Lionhead Golf & Conference Centre, a delicious buffet dinner, access to our silent auction and 50/50 raffle, and a fabulous golfer gift bag. You will also hear about the latest art sensation, Niam Jain, and his mother, both recently featured on CBC and CTV! Read more about their amazing and inspiring story.

Founders Suzanne Senst and Barry Goman started the Kids' Golf Classic for Autism in 2001 with 48 golfers and a $2600 donation to Autism Ontario. To date, this event has raised over $200,000! Every year a dedicated group of golfers, sponsors and volunteers participate to support the organization and more than 120,000 people across Ontario with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is back and once again, Autism Ontario has been selected to participate as one of the official charities!

Come out and join us on Sunday, October 16th at 8:00am for a 5km walk or run, or at 8:45am for the half-marathon or marathon ... Get active and support Autism Ontario! The course starts and finishes in downtown Toronto. Click here for route details!

This year, our goal is to raise $50,000 which will help us to support important programs and services we offer to the more then 135,000 Ontarians living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

TO REGISTER for the race and to support Autism Ontario in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge:
  1. Visit here
  2. Register and link to Autism Ontario as one of the official charities where you can join our team, register your own team and set up a fundraising page to send to your friends and families to help raise money for Autism Ontario
  3. Use the discount code 16AUON42k for a discounted rate on the marathon or half-marathon and discount code 16AUON5k for the 5k run or walk.

Thank you for supporting Autism Ontario and stay tuned for more exciting updates and details!

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In Their Words

Thank you for joining us at this year's In Their Words!

For the 4th year, Autism Ontario held its annual awareness and fundraising event on October 20th, this year at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts in downtown Toronto, featuring a line-up of funny and talented stand-up comedians. Evan Carter hosted our event and shared funny stories of living with his teenage and adult children, and the audience laughed, and some even cried, to funny stories told by seasoned comedians Martha Chavez, Rob Ross and AspieComie Michael McCreary! James Robertson, an employee at our title sponsor BMO and Chair, BMO Without Barriers, spoke eloquently of how workplace inclusion and diversity are a ‘win/win’ scenario for both employees and people with disabilities.

The evening raised over $25,000 for Autism Ontario – funds that will be used to support work done across Ontario to ensure each person with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – whether a child, teenager, or adult- is given the appropriate services and supports through their lifetime. For over 40 years, Autism Ontario has been the largest collective voice of families across our province, representing their needs to those in power.

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