U of T Autism Alliance Chinese New Years PartyChinese New Years Party

The U of T Autism Alliance will be holding a Chinese New Years Party on Friday Feb 27, 2015 from 6-9 PM. All families are invited and there will be food, face painting, and more activities. Pay parking will be available nearby and gluten free options will be available. Come celebrate the year of the sheep with us!

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Image result for autism ontarioFriendship Lab

Children and their parents/guardians are invited to participate in a social skills intervention targeting Theory of Mind, also known as perspective-taking or social thinking and friendship-making skills. This intervention will run for 9 weeks (dates below). Children and parents/guardians will both participate in one hour sessions simultaneously. Children will receive instruction related to the understanding of other people and will practice using social thinking strategies through role play and games. Parents will receive instruction in how to support their child’s development of Theory of Mind and social skills.

Times / Dates: The group will meet Saturday mornings from 9:30 – 10:30 am on the following dates: March 28, April 11, 18, May 2, 9, 23, 30, June 6 & 13.  (Breaks for long weekends & the weekend of April 25)

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Autism Ontario - Raptors Game (and Autism Awareness...Raptors Game (and Autism Awareness Night!)

Join us as the Raptors raise awareness for ASD! Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme invites families of children with ASD to a Toronto Raptors basketball game.

DATE: Monday, March 30, 2015
TIME: 7:30pm
LOCATION: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON, (NW Corner of Lakeshore Blvd. W and Bay St.)
TICKET PRICES: $22.09/Person (Price is for seats only, section 301-313. This does not include parking, food, etc.) 

Raptors tickets will go on sale Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 10am and will close when full.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Autism Teenage Partnership

Autism Teenage Partnership presents Autism Teen Nights!

Autism Teenage Partnership is an organization that runs a program where teens diagnosed with autism join in for a social night filled activities and fun.

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Thank you to our Members!

The Toronto Chapter would like to thank our dedicated Chapter members for all your support throughout the years. Without you, we would not be here. To our non-members, if you would like to take advantage of subsidies, reduced cost at events etc. become a Toronto Chapter member now. Join and be part to Autism Ontario Toronto Chapter Family. You can register on line by clicking here

Click “Join Now” button on your computer, select “Toronto” under “Become a Member of Autism Ontario”, it’s that easy!

Membership & Support Opportunities

Wishing you and your families a safe and fun-filled summer. Here’s to meeting you at our upcoming events!

Toronto Chapter
Chapter President - Matthew Wark           
Chair of Events - Marti Veliz         

Email: Toronto@autismontario.com
Web: Autismontario.com/Toronto
Address: 1032 Pape Ave, PO Box 60007, Toronto, ON, M4K 3Z3
Ph: 1-866-925-9969


Chapter Events

Feb 23 - Webinaire provinciale - Qu’est-ce que l’ACA (Analyse comportementale appliquée)?
Feb 27 - Chinese New Years Party
Feb 27 -  Workshop - Teens & Adults with Asperger Syndrome/ High Functioning Autism: Building Positive Futures
Feb 28 - Sibling Group
March 3 - Daytime Parent Support Group!
March 5 - Portes Ouvertes
March 14 - Contes des princes et princess du Moyen Âge
March 28 - Cinéma pour les tous petits (3 à 5 ans)
March 28 - Movie Morning: Home (2D)
March 28 - Friendship Lab
March 30 - Raptors Game (and Autism Awareness Night!)


Autisme Ontario: webinaire provinciale - Qu’est-ce que...Webinaire provinciale - Qu’est-ce que l’ACA (Analyse comportementale appliquée)?

L’ACA se veut l’approche privilégiée pour comprendre le comportement, réduire les comportements à défi et enseigner des nouveaux comportements et des nouvelles habiletés. L’ACA gagne de plus en plus d’attention dans les dernières années. Mais, c’est quoi exactement l’ACA? Cet atelier vise à démystifier l’ACA en examinant de près ses principes de base ainsi que des exemples de son application au quotidien. Les participantes et participants quitteront armé d’une meilleure compréhension de cette approche scientifique du comportement.

DATE: Lundi 23 février 2015 de 19:00 à 20:30
COST: Gratuit !!!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Workshop - Teens & Adults with Asperger Syndrome/ High Functioning Autism: Building Positive Futures

Webinar Description
Few professionals have worked extensively with teens and adults with Asperger syndrome/HFA. Dale Munro is an exception. Based on his publications and vast clinical experience, Dale will focus on innovative clinical and support approaches. It is Dale’s goal to improve the lives of these remarkable but underserved people, and their families!

DATE: Friday, February 27, 2015
TIME: at 12:30 PM
COST: FREE !!!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Autism Ontario - Toronto - Sibling Group - FebruarySibling Group

A group just for siblings ages 7-11!  This group will target social opportunities for children with siblings with autism.  They will develop strategies and a better understanding of the challenges their sibling faces.

DATE: 28 February 2015 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
LOCATION:
Morneau Shepell Child Support Services, 37 The Links Road, Toronto, ON M2P 1T7
COST:
Free!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Daytime Parent Support Group!

Join Autism Ontario and Embracing Autism as we join together to host a daytime parent support group for parents and caregivers supporting children and youth on the autism spectrum. 

DATE: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – 9:30 am – 11:00 am
LOCATION:
George Webster Elementary School,2 Cedarcrest Blvd. Toronto ON (Dawes Road & Victoria Park)
COST:
Free!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme)

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Autisme Ontario: Toronto - Portes OuvertesPortes Ouvertes

Autisme Ontario se rend chez vous pour entendre vos besoins, répondre à vos questions et vous présenter les programmes et services disponibles pour vous et votre enfant. Collation et boissons pour tous!

 

DATE: Jeudi 5 mars 2015 de 16:00 à 19:00
LOCATION:
École élémentaire Ste. Madeleine1, promenade Ness, North York, ON M3A 2W1
COST:
Gratuit !!!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Autisme Ontario: Toronto - Contes des princes et princess...Contes des princes et princess du Moyen Âge

 

Châteaux-forts et chevaliers, dragons et demoiselles, Stéphanie Bénéteau nous fait revivre de vieux contes du Moyen-Âge créant une vaste tapisserie de l’époque médiévale. Arthur et son épée, licornes et princesses, rois, gueux et magiciens : laissez un troubadour des temps modernes vous enchanter les oreilles et le cœur avec ces contes du Moyen-Âge pour tous les âges dès 7 ans

DATE: Samedi 14 mars 2015 de 17:00 à 18:00
LOCATION:
Théâtre de l'Alliance francaise Toronto, 24, rue Spadina, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7
COST:
Gratuit !!!

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Autisme Ontario: Toronto - Cinéma pour les tous petits (3 à...Cinéma pour les tous petits (3 à 5 ans)

Cette session de cinéma dure 45 minutes et vise les 3 à 5 ans mais tous les ages sont les bienvenus. Mis en vedette: 4 court métrages appropries aux tous petits.

DATE: Samedi 28 mars 2015 de 16:30 à 17:15
LOCATION:
Théâtre de l'Alliance francaise Toronto, 24, rue Spadina, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7
COST:
Gratuit !!!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Autism Ontario - Toronto - Movie Morning: Home (2D)Movie Morning: Home (2D)

Bring out the whole family for a fun movie morning to Home in 2D!
We will have exclusive use of the theatre and will have lights and sound adjusted for sensory differences.  Please join us.
This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only.
Spaces are limited.  Registration is required.

DATE: Saturday, 28 March 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
LOCATION:
Cineplex Odeon - Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas,22 Lebovic Ave., Scarborough, ON L5T 2Y3
COST:
$4 per person (The cost of admission will be subsidized by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Dear Members and Guests,
The Toronto Chapter is more than happy to share information regarding our Autism community.
If you wish us to share your information the Toronto Chapter asks to please forward all pertinent information via email (include necessary links, pdf etc.) to Toronto@autismontario.com for sharing. Please include consent to share said information.
If the information you wish to share is something received from another source, please ensure that consent to share has been provided.

Thank you,
Your Chapter CLC

 


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Second Language Parent Mentorship Program

Would you like to connect with other parents of children with autism who speak your language?


Learn about the Second Language Parent Membership Program. This program helps parents/caregivers of a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) connect to other parent/caregivers of children with ASD who speak their language either in person or by telephone.

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TTC_logoGreat news!

Effective January 1, 2014, a support person accompanying a person with a disability will not be required to pay a fare when travelling on the TTC.
Customers with disabilities who travel with a support person on the TTC must apply for a TTC Support Person Assistance Card to be eligible for this fare exemption. A support person is someone who assists the card holder with communication, mobility, From January 1, 2014 to March 29, 2014, TTC will permit a support person to travel with a paying customer on an honour system. Starting Sunday, March 30, customers will require a Support Person Assistance Card in order for the support person to travel with the card holder on a single fare.
http://www.ttc.ca/Fares_and_passes/Support_Person_Card/index.jsp

 


Potential_Programme_logoPotential Programme now available!

 

The Potential Programme is a unique service from Autism Ontario designed to directly support all Ontario families, parents and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

This programme provides support through greater access to ASD experts in their communities and to provide supportive community-based learning opportunities for children with ASD.

Learn more about the Programme.


WANTED: Your Ideas for Social Learning Opportunities
We welcome your ideas for Social Learning Opportunities funded through Autism Ontario's Potential Programme.

Click here to learn how you can share your ideas with us!


 

Office Phone: 1 (866) 925-99691 (866) 925-9969
Email: toronto@autismontario.com
Address: Autism Ontario-Toronto
1032 Pape Avenue
P.O. Box 60007
Toronto ON M4K 3Z3

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