Posted March 1, 2018
Posted March 2, 2018
Webinar ~ Tues Mar 27
"ENGAGING LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS"
Join Autism Ontario for our first Town Hall series, "Engaging Local First Responders" when we will discuss how you can engage your local first responders in safely supporting people with autism in your community. When first responders have a broad understanding of people with autism, interactions stay safe.
Time: 7pm EDT
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Details & online registration here
Posted February 28, 2018
for the 2017 taxation year
The attached 20-page pdf is designed to assist people with disabilities and their families in preparing their 2017 Income Tax Returns.
I believe that people must work together to share information that is vital to our community and as such, please feel free to forward this to as many people as you wish.
The Special Needs Planning Group
70 Ivy Crescent, Stouffville, ON L4A 5A9
Read 2017 Tax Tips here
Posted February 27, 2018
ASD Conference ~ May 3 and 4
"NEXT STEPS: TRANSITIONING TO INDEPENDENCE"
Join us for this 2-day ASD conference, featuring Temple Grandin and hosted by Leading Edge Seminars
and Autism Ontario.
Thursday May 3 and Friday May 4, from 9:00 am to 4:40 pm
Location: Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St E, Toronto
Mention Autism Ontario and save $100 by emailing Emily
from Leading Edge Seminars.
By attending this seminar, you may be eligible for Continuing Education Credits/Units (CECs/CEUs) by professional organizations in Canada/Ontario serving mental health professionals.
Some of the presenters include: Temple Grandin, PhD; Rosemary Condillac, PhD, C. Psych; Tara Connolly, MA, BEd; Alan Kriss; Yona Lunksy, PhD; Daniel Roth; Alana Sheilds-Barker; Jonathan Weiss, PhD.
Read the Conference Brochure: Early Bird Registration up to Apr 5
Posted February 26, 2018
Online Store Now Open
Autism Awareness Apparel in Youth, Ladies and Mens sizes. $4 per item sold goes directly towards opening doors for adults, supporting our Autism Ontario Chapters and reaching out to our communities.
Go to our Online Store here
Posted February 26, 2018
Airborne Trampoline Newmarket ~ Feb + March
Wednesdays from 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Weekly jump time at Airborne Trampoline Newmarket (Jumpzone the smaller trampolines) beginning Feb 14 and ending March 28 (no session over March Break)
This will be similar to a drop in event as families must REGISTER EACH WEEK if they wish to attend. Registration will open the Friday before and close Tuesday night (before the Wednesday session)
We have room for 20 kids each week.
Look for the WEEKLY REGISTRATION LINK through the York Chapter enews, facebook, website and blog. Any questions please email Andrea Armstrong
Session five Registration for WEDNESDAY MAR 21 will be posted here on Friday March 16.
Posted February 24, 2018
Autism Ontario is proud to offer our annual scholarships for individuals entering their first year of post-secondary studies:
• Eleanor Ritchie Scholarship for students with ASD
• Jeanette Holden Scholarship for siblings
• MacDonald Family Scholarship for students with a parent with ASD
The applications will be open from March 1, 2018 until May 7, 2018.
For more information and to apply, click here
Posted February 20, 2018
Workshop ~ Sat Apr 7
Helping Parents Be Heard by Ontario School Boards
Is your child’s school listening? A workshop hosted by Educational Consultant, Ed Mahony
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga/West
Details & Register online here
Posted January 28, 2018
NOW HIRING Summer Camp Staff
for Autism Ontario York Summer Programs. Our programs have a long standing tradition of hiring high quality staff who are passionate about supporting the autism community.
Staff Application Portal 2018 is now OPEN here
Posted January 25, 2018
SibShops are pedal-to-the-metal celebrations of the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of kids with special needs. SibShops are a spirited mix of new games (designed to be unique, off-beat, and appealing to a wide ability range), new friends and discussion activities.
Mon Feb 5
Mon Mar 5
Mon May 14
Mon Jun 11
Details & Register here
Posted November 15, 2017
NEW Newsletter! ~ Adults on the Spectrum
Autism Ontario is proud to be expanding our reach to include adults on the spectrum. This monthly adult-specific newsletter is one way that we can support adults on the spectrum, family members and professionals to access adult-specific information from all over Ontario.
Sign Up here
Posted October 5, 2017
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