Posted March 2, 2015
Facilitator Training ~ Mon Mar 27
Interested in facilitating a Children’s Friendship Training group? CFT is an evidence-based, group format, parent-assisted social skills intervention for children ages 7 – 12. It has been proven effective with verbal children who have high-functioning Autism, Asperger Syndrome, PDD NOS, etc. This program was developed at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where it has been used and studied for over 20 years with more than 1,000 families.
9:30am - 4:00pm in Newmarket
Program Details & Online Registration here
Posted February 14, 2017
Youth LEADers March Break Program
Mon March 13, Tues March 14 and Wed March 15. This program is for youth (aged 13 to 18 years) who can be supported in a 1:2 staff ratio. Spaces are VERY limited.
Program Description & link to REGISTRATION
Posted February 6, 2017
Snow Tubing ~ Sun Feb 26
from 9am to noon at Horseshoe Valley Adventure Park in Barrie. Have a blast tubing with the family at Horseshoe! Cost $5 per person.
REGISTRATION OPENS 12pm Wed Feb 8 and closes when full.
Details & purchase subsidized TICKETS online here
Posted February 1, 2017
Posted January 31, 2017
Adults with ASD in York Region ~ Needs Assessment Survey
The York ASD Partnership in collaboration with researchers at Brock University and York University are conducting a survey to understand the service and support needs and perceptions of adults with ASD, parent/family caregivers of individuals with ASD, and professionals working with individuals with ASD in York Region. This survey is funded by the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
The survey will be open until March 1, 2017. It will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.
If you are an adult with ASD, a parent/family caregiver of a person with ASD, an educator or professional who works with people with ASD living or working in York Region you may be eligible to participate.
This study has been reviewed and received ethics clearance through the Brock University Research Ethics Board (file #16-094) and York University (certificate # e2017 - 013).
If you have any questions or concerns please contact the study’s Principal Investigator, Dr. Priscilla Burnham Riosa (Assistant Professor, Centre for Applied Disability Studies, Brock University) by phone (905 688 5550 ext. 6376) or email (email@example.com).
Thank you in advance for your interest.
Please take the survey via this link
Posted January 30, 2017
Raptors 905 Game ~ Mon Mar 13
Start your Spring break with a Basketball game! Watch the farm-team Raptors 905 play the Austin Spurs at the Air Canada Centre. At affordable prices, Autism Ontario invites the whole family to the lower bowl, as if you were at the Big League Raptors game.
Details & Register Online here
Posted January 22, 2017
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!
Schools and community members have access to our autism awareness resources all year round. This includes:
- Educator toolkits
- An interactive sensory video experience
- Employment themed videos
- Community themed videos
- Stories and more!
Help us build ASD inclusive schools and communities across our province!
Click here to REGISTER your school, business or municipality. Visit the microsite today!
Posted January 6, 2017
October to June 2017
Second Monday evening each month in Richmond Hill. If you have a brother or sister with Autism Spectrum Disorder and you are between the ages of 8-14 then SibShops are for you! Register for one, two or all of them. Contact Jamie Read, Family Support Coordinator, Autism Ontario–York/Simcoe if you have any questions: 905.780.1590 x 102 Jamie@autismontario.com
Read more about SibShops & Register here
Posted September 20, 2016