Autism Supports Discussion
Autism Ontario and The Ontario Autism Coalition proudly presented our Autism Supports Discussion to find out where all four political parties stand on Autism services and supports for people on the spectrum and their families.
This is the first time in Ontario’s history that a public autism supports discussion took place with Provincial leaders at this level leading up to the Ontario election on June 7th.
Did you miss Autism Ontario's Town Hall last week?
No problem you can watch the recorded version here.
2018 One to One Summer Support Worker Reimbursement Fund
Autism Ontario is happy to announce that the 2018 One to One Summer Support Worker Reimbursement Fund is now open for application.
Autism Ontario will accept all applications received between April 30, and June 1, 2018 and have a random draw to determine eligibility.
Annual Chapter Meeting
The 2018-2019 Chapter Leadership Council of Autism Ontario’s Peterborough Chapter will be elected in May at the Annual General Meeting. We are now accepting nominations for the Leadership Council.
The Autism Ontario - Peterborough Chapter is in need of volunteers in order to continue offering support and social activities to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families in Peterborough, Northumberland, Newcastle, Haliburton and City of Kawartha Lakes.
Our chapter is lead by local VOLUNTEERS with varying interests. It is a rewarding way to give back to your community for the betterment of families touched by ASD. It's also an exciting opportunity to become part of an education/awareness movement!
To find out about volunteer opportunities call us at (705)775-2672.
Autism Ontario is proud to present our Online Webinar Series
First Responders Webinar
This webinar is intended for anyone who is interested in helping their local first responders better support people with developmental disabilities. First responders such as police officers, firefighters, EMTs and ER professionals are encouraged to participate too.
Watch the recorded webinar here
You can find our archived and upcoming online webinars here.
Building a Simple Behaviour Plan with Anne Borbey-Schwartz
May 26th, 2018 | Peterborough | 9:00 am
This hands-on, working session will provide parents with tools and strategies for approaching excessive behaviour.
Session 1 (morning) - Why does he/she do that?
In this learning session, Parents of children (under the age of 16) will review the functions of behavior and the behavioural chain in order to recognize the factors which influence and support their child’s excessive behavior(s).
Session 2 (afternoon) - What can I do to change the behavior(s)?
In this learning session, Parents of children (under the age of 16) will learn to identify and organize milestone behaviors in the goal of building a positive behavior plan using proactive and reactive strategies.
Find more information and registration here
New Online Clothing Store!
Autism Ontario is proud to launch a brand new online clothing store in partnership with Mrs. T's. Choose from t-shirts, hoodies, long sleeved shirts etc. Children and adult sizes are available. $4 from each item sold directly supports Autism Ontario Peterborough Chapter. Shop our online store.
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