York Region Chapter Services & Supports for Adults ages 16+
Help us Help You! We are compiling a list of services and supports that are needed in York Region. What are the biggest hurdles for you to access services for adults with an ASD? If you are supporting an adult aged 16 years and up, please take a few moments to complete this brief survey on adult services.
Adult Summer Program: AOA is a summer day program for adults living with ASD and is an extension of our children's AOK Camp program. Please visit our Camp page for details & online application package.
Living with ASD: Adolescence and Beyond ~ Helping people on the autism spectrum navigate to and through adulthood. Manual published by Autism Ontario, our 200+ page Adult Manual is available through York Region Chapter.
Adult Issues Networking & Support Group. Are you the parent or adult sibling of an individual with ASD who is 16 years of age or older? How are adults with autism being served today? What will their future - and yours - look like? Do you want to meet other families in your community who are living with similar situations? How can we best support each other? What's next for us? Help us shape a support group which will focus on the realities, successes and challenges for adults living with ASD and their families. Please complete our brief survey on adult services. Next Meetings will be arranged based on your feedback! Questions, comments & suggestions for agenda items of topics that are of interest to you, please email AutismYork.Adults@gmail.com
Help our families find you ~ Community Services Listings. Do you provide services in York Region? We encourage you to provide your program information with
- Developmental Services Ontario-Central East Region DSO-CER
- York Support Services Network YSSN
- Community Information & Volunteer Centre CIVC
- Autism Ontario's Service Directory Spirale
- provincial 211 Directory of Social Services
NEW INITIATIVE: A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR ADULTS
The York ASD Partnership has identified the need to develop a Stategic Plan for Adults living with ASD in York Region. The Adult Working Group, a subgroup of the Partnership, meets monthly. Your participation in person or by email is welcomed by co-chairs Sarah Shaw, Chapter Manager & Lynda Beedham, chapter parent volunteer. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info about the Partnership, go to the YASDP website