Raise the Flag 2014

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) Apr 2/15: Raise the Flag

Please see poster here 

April 2, 2015, will mark a historic day in Canada for the autism community. For the third year, Canadians will officially recognize World Autism Awareness Day. 

Autism Ontario is inviting educators to bring their school together on April 2, 2015 to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. 

Last year, 352 schools and 340 municipalities participated by Raising the Flag.

School registration deadline is November 28, 2014. School fundraising deadline is April 30, 2015.

For more information, please contact rtf@autismontario.com

Please share with your schools. Thank you!


Come join us on Thurs Apr 2, 2015 for Raise the Flag for World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD)!

LOCATION: Brampton City Hall at 12 noon.

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) -  Apr 2, 2014

For local news coverage of our WAAD event, please click here

On April 2, 2014 schools across Ontario will join community leaders in raising the flag for the second annual World Autism Awareness Day.  

In 2013, as a means of formally recognizing World Autism Awareness Day, Autism Ontario, in partnership with Bank of Montreal (BMO), along with a passionate group of parents, community members, advocates and professionals, helped over 300 Ontario cities and towns participate and raise 500 flags in support of autism awareness.

Because of the overwhelming success of the first annual Raise the Flag celebration in 2013, Autism Ontario is expanding its campaign this year to include both elementary and secondary schools across Ontario.  To help make our schools a friendlier place for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Autism Ontario has provided an education package that helps create an understanding of autism and how students can support their fellow peers. They can be obtained onlinehere  

Please join us locally in Peel:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 @ 12 noon at Brampton City Hall.  For more information, please email us

In addition to the Raise the Flag event, we are also selling I love Someone with Autism T-shirts, for more information please click here 

We will also have I love Someone with Autism keychains for sale at the Raise the Flag event. 

Click here for the full listing of participating municipalities.  

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