Family Funding Bursary Applications NOW BEING ACCEPTED!

Each year Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter offers support for families in the Region through our Family Funding Bursary.

For more information about eligibility and how to apply for this bursary, click here.

   Posted March 21, 2017
We're Hiring!

Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter is currently hiring for the position of Program Coordinator

To view the full job description and learn how to apply,click here.

   Posted January 17, 2017
Click here to register your school, business or municipality. Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day with Autism Ontario

Register today for the 2017 Raise the Flag campaign!

Join Autism Ontario on Monday, April 3, 2017 to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. Participation in our campaign means access to World Autism Awareness Day resources to help you celebrate!

Help us build ASD inclusive schools and communities across our province!

Watch Our Awareness Video

Our Raise the Flag campaign unites families, schools and communities and connects us all through story.

Click here to register your school, business or municipality.

   Posted November 28, 2016
click here.Community BBQ in Support of Autism Ontario Niagara Chapter

The Real Canadian Superstore in Grimsby will be hosting a Community BBQ on April 1st from 11am-5pm in support of Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter.

Please see the attached poster for more details and come out to show your support (and eat some great food). For more information, click here.

   Posted March 16, 2017
click here.TEE UP FOR AUTISM: 19th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The Annual Tee Up For Autism Charity Golf Tournament is fast approaching! This year's event will take place on Friday May 26, at the Rolling Meadows Golf Club.

Every year this event is a huge success and a great time is had by all! Proceeds go to support the family funding bursary program which helps support families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

If you are interested in joining the tournament as a participant or sponsoring the 2017 tournament, please click here.

   Posted March 16, 2017
Click here to learn more.Help Support the United Way

Please consider making a donation as you are able to support United Way Niagara and help them reach their fundraising targets for this year's campaign. Money raised by United Way supports Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter and many other services families rely on here in the Niagara, so please consider giving back to help support people in our community!

Click here to learn more.

   Posted March 15, 2017
*NEW* Hugga Honey

Join us on Saturday March 25 from 12-2pm at 2F Tremont Dr, St. Catharines for the official product launch of Nutrabee's new product HUGGA HONEY!

Hugga Honey is a new product being offered by NutraBee™ with the net proceeds from every bottle sold going to support Autism Ontario – Niagara Region Chapter to help fund programs and services for children with autism.

All of the gourmet honey products made by NutraBee™ are made from 100% pure unprocessed Canadian Honey. Hugga Honey is made from NutraBee’s wildflower Honey that is rich in nutrients and contains anti-microbal properties.

NutraBee™ was founded in 2000 by Fatima Basic (known by many as “Mrs. Bee”) and with the assistance of her husband, Saban Basic, they have grown this truly local, family business into one of the top gourmet honey suppliers in the Niagara Region, Canada and overseas.

The decision to dedicate the proceeds from Hugga Honey to support Autism Ontario – Niagara Region Chapter was inspired by Medin Basic, Fatima and Saban’s 11 year old grandson. Medin was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2 and since then he and his family have accessed many of the programs and services offered by the Niagara Region Chapter. The product name, Hugga Honey, was also inspired by Medin. Many individuals with autism exhibit self-stimulatory behaviors, or “stims”. Stimming is the repetition of movements or sounds that can often be very self-soothing for an individual. Ever since Medin was little, his verbal stim has been saying the phrase “Hugga Hugga” so from this, the name Hugga Honey was born.

Hugga Honey is $15 a jar and can be purchased at NutraBee’s™ Head Office (2F Tremont Drive, Unit 1, St. Catharines, ON, L2T 3B2)

Special thanks to all those involved in this fundraising initiative:
- NutraBee™
- Minuteman Press
- Future Access
- Block 94

   Posted February 17, 2017
www.tikko.caTIKKO TRAVELS: Dorian’s Story

This 8” x 8” soft-cover children’s storybook is a source of comfort and reassurance for parents coming to terms with an autism diagnosis; who may be seeking ways to broach the subject of ASD with their child. Celebrated for their wonderful uniqueness, humour, imagination, and special gifts, children learn there is life beyond the label, and that anything is possible!

TIKKO TRAVELS Dorian’s Story launches APRIL 1, 2017! If you purchase this book using special promo CODE #AO-NIAG4TIKKO then $3 will go towards Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter to help support programs & services for families.

Learn more at

   Posted February 17, 2017
click here.UPCOMING WORKSHOP SERIES - My Child Was Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Now What?

Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter along with Bethesda, Niagara Children's Centre, Pathstone Mental Health and Powerhouse Project are excited to announce the dates for the next session of the "Diagnosed with ASD: Now Waht?" 3-part workshop series. To learn more about topics covered during the workshops and find out how to register, click here.

   Posted January 19, 2017
click here to view a video from The Source.Parent & Tot Program

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Parent & Tots OPEN HOUSE on February 11th.

For more information about our Parent & Tots program, click here or click here to view a video from The Source.

   Posted January 11, 2017
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