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   Posted December 31, 2014
Queen's Bush Chorus

We would like to thank the Queen's Bush Chorus for their donation of $348!!
Deb Dempster (Vice President of Grey Bruce Chapter) attended a concert and cheque presentation in Walkerton on September 15, 2014 
On behalf of the families in Grey Bruce – we thank you ladies for your generous donation!

   Posted October 1, 2014
Ontario's Building Brighter Futures Fund

Accepting applications starting September 15th to Autism Ontario's Building Brighter Futures Fund
The Building Brighter Futures Fund provides financial assistance to Ontario adults with ASD or their families through a reimbursement of funds used to open doors for greater participation in local communities. Funding is provided by generous donors!

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!

   Posted September 30, 2014
Snoezelen Room

Snoezelen Room ("Snooze-A-Len")
Stress is a fact of everyday life but there is an island of calm close by.
 
Participation Lodge has the area’s only Snoezelen Room. Originally designed in Holland, these rooms are used to promote relaxation in people suffering from sensory and learning disabilities. Whether for therapeutic purposes or just stress relief, a reduction in the noise factor of daily life benefit body and mind.
 
Snoezelen delivers sensory experiences that stimulate the primary senses of sight, hearing, touch and smell.
The mirrored white room provides complete control over lighting and audio levels. You can choose complete quiet or pleasant atmospheric music. Suspend yourself in our unique leaf-chair or float on the waterbed. Our Snoezelen Room is offered for public use at a nominal cost to cover maintenance and upkeep.

   Posted September 23, 2014
Autism Ontario Online T-shirt Campaign!

Autism Ontario is launching a 3 week on-line fundraising campaign
September 10th
 The “Spread a Little Love in Your Community” campaign features this awesome graphic t-shirt for men, women and youth. The goal of the campaign is to build supportive and inclusive communities by creating awareness and the opportunity for dialogue about autism spectrum disorder. Funds raised will support the ongoing work Autism Ontario does to ensure people with autism are provided the means to achieve quality of life as a respected member of society.
Click on the image below for more details

   Posted September 11, 2014
Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen
Date
Monday October 6, 2014
Monday October 20, 2014
Monday October 27, 2014
Monday November 3, 2014
Time
4:30pm – 6:30pm
Location
Kincardine United Church
721 Princes St.
Kincardine, Ont
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Description
Program will include basic cooking skills, safety in the kitchen and a meal enjoyed together. Adam Dunlop a graduate from the culinary program at Sault College will be joining us as well.
Cost
This event is free for families and children with ASD.The cost will be funded by Autism
Ontario’s Potential Programme. Please use the link below to register.
Click here to Register for this Event

   Posted September 10, 2014
GREY BRUCE LET’S GET MOVING GYMNASTICS PROGRAM

GREY BRUCE
LET’S GET MOVING GYMNASTICS PROGRAM
Date
Wednesdays
Starting October 8 - November 26, 2014
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Satellite Gymnastics Club
2045 20th Ave E,
Owen Sound, Ont
Description
The Let’s Get Moving Gymnastics Program encourages gross motor development through movement and helps build coordination and core strength. Most importantly, it’s a fun activity and excellent exercise in a safe indoor environment supervised by trained and certified gymnastics coaches. NOTE: PLEASE WEAR APPROPRIATE EXERCISE CLOTHING
Cost
Free with registration
The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme

   Posted September 9, 2014
Changing the Course of Autism Conference 2014!

Changing the Course of Autism
Conference 2014!
Date
October 9, 2014
October 10, 2014
Location
Burlington, Ontario
Description
Autism Canada has been hard at work setting up an exciting lineup for this year’s annual conference Changing the Course of Autism happening this October 9th and 10th in Burlington Ontario.  Our presenters include national and international experts in the field of autism. You may recognize some of them:  Dr. Steven Gutstein, Dr. Heather MacKenzie, Dr. Alvin Loh and Raun Kaufman, to name but a few.
 
We invite all to attend this conference in person.  This is a great opportunity for people to network, have some social time while they learn valuable information to empower them on their autism journeys.  
Click here to Register for this Event

   Posted September 8, 2014
Teens & Adults with Asperger’s/High Functioning Autism: Building Positive Futures!

Teens & Adults with Asperger’s/High Functioning Autism: Building Positive Futures!
Date
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Time
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Participation Lodge
684136 30 Side Rd RR 1
Holland Centre, Ont
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Description
Few professionals have worked extensively with teens and adults with Asperger syndrome/High functioning Autism. Dale Munro is an exception. Based on his publications and clinical work with The Redpath Centre, Dale will focus on effective clinical and support approaches that can greatly improve the future for these wonderful, but often underserved,people
Cost
This event is free with registration
The cost will be funded by Autism
Ontario’s Potential Programme
Click here to Register for this Event

   Posted September 7, 2014
iPad® for Children with Autism

iPad for Children with Autism
Date
Wednesday October 15, 2014
Wednesday October 22, 2014
Wednesday October 29, 2014
Wednesday November 5, 2014
Wednesday November 12, 2014
Wednesday November 19, 2014
Time
11:30am – 12:30pm
Location
Webinar - Online
Description
Presentor: Dana Sahian, M.Sc. is a Speech Language Pathologist and the Founder and Clinical Director of SLP4ALL.
Dana is registered with the provincial regulatory college for audiology and speech language pathology of Ontario (CASLPO) and the Ontario
Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).

Discover how the iPad can help children with autism.
Cost
This event is free with registration
The cost will be funded by Autism
Ontario’s Potential Programme
Click here to Register for this Event

   Posted September 6, 2014
Webinar - The Science of Making Friends for Teens and Young Adults with ASD

Webinar - The Science of Making Friends for Teens and Young Adults with ASD: The UCLA PEERS® Program
Date
Friday October 24, 2014014
Time
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Webinar
Description
Deficits in social skills are considered one of the defining challenges among youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), yet few evidence-based social skills programs exist for adolescents and young adults with ASD without intellectual disabilities. Using the techniques outlined in her book, The Science of Making Friends: Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults, Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson will be providing an overview of her empirically supported social skills program for teens and young adults with ASD
Cost
This event is free with registration
This workshop is sponsored by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services and Autism Ontario
Click here to Register for this Event

   Posted September 5, 2014
Kids Baking Club

Kids Baking Club
Date
Saturday November 1, 2014
Saturday November 8, 2014
Saturday November 15, 2014
Saturday November 22, 2014
Time
10:00am – 11:30am
Location
Community Living Kincardine
286 Lambton St
Kincardine, Ont
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Description
Community Living Kincardine and District has partnered with Autism Ontario to offer a baking program for kids 6-11 years old with special needs. Program will include safety in the kitchen, simple baking skills and take home baked treats.
Cost
This event is free for families and children with ASD.The cost will be funded by Autism
Ontario’s Potential Programme. Please use the link below to register.
Click here to Register for this Event

   Posted September 4, 2014

   Posted September 4, 2014
Social Learning Opportunity

Social Learning Opportunity activities
and Events
Our Social Learning Opportunity
(programs, events and workshops) proposal
deadline is November 1, 2014
(this covers Jan, Feb, March 2015)
 
If you have any ideas or proposals that you would like submitted please send them to marti@autismontario.com.
 
The SLO application is attached, if you have an idea and need some help with the form please do not hesitate to contact Marti
Click here for more Details

   Posted September 3, 2014
KinderGym

KinderGym
Date
Friday November 21, 2014
Time
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Kincardine Davidson Centre
601 Durham St
Kincardine, Ont
MAP
Description
A great opportunity for children and their siblings to enjoy this indoor playground and for parents to network!
We will have use of the playground area, a running/basketball area and craft table.
NOTE: Healthy Snacks will be provided. We are not able to accommodate food sensitivities. If you have a food sensitivity please feel free to bring your own snacks
Cost
This event is free with registration
The cost will be funded by Autism
Ontario’s Potential Programme
Click here to Register for this Event

   Posted September 1, 2014













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