Autism Ontario is one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community. On this page, you will find our submissions and responses to various issues that affect individuals with ASD and their families. Please visit this page regularly to be in the know about our position on key issues as they arise.

Government Submissions
  • Autism Ontario's response to Ministry of Child and Youth Services announcement on June 28 (2016)
  • Autism Ontario's response regarding autism programming in Ontario on April 11(2016)
  • Réponse d’Autisme Ontario concernant les programmes proposés le 11 avril 2016 pour les personnes autistes qui vivent en Ontario
  • Autism Ontario's response to Government of Ontario regarding reducing waitlists and improving autism services on March 30(2016)
  • Autism Ontario's joint response (through OPAAA) to the Governement of Ontario's Select Committee on Developmental Services Interim Report released March 5, 2014
  • Autism Ontario's presentation to the Governement of Ontario's Select Committee on Developmental Services - "Closing the Gaps" which also included personal stories (2013)
  • Autism Ontario's Response to "From Great to Excellent" the Ministry of Education's request to help build the “Next Phase in Ontario’s Education Strategy" (2013)
  • Autism Ontario's Pre-Budget Consultation Submission to the Ontario Minister of Finance (2007).
  • Autism Ontario’s Response to Special Education Transformation: The Report of the Co-Chairs with the Recommendations of the Working Table on Special Education (December 2006)
  • Autism Ontario's Response to MCSS Action and Opportunities Document 2006. This document was shared to MPPs across the province.
  • September 16, 2005. Autism Ontario submission to the Ontario Human Rights Commission in response to the Commission's questionnaire on Reviewing Ontario's Human Rights System
  • 2005 Autism Ontario Pre-budget Consultation submission to Ontario Minister of Finance
  • Read Autism Ontario's submission to the Human Rights Commission on Education and Disabilities
  • Autism Ontario's submission to "Transforming Services In Ontario for People who have a Developmental Disability Preliminary Discussion Paper" - November 30, 2004

Autism Ontario's Response to Ontario Budgets


Autism Ontario's Position Papers
  • Autism Ontario's Response to the Law Commission of Ontario's Consultation Paper on the Law as it Affects Persons with Disabilities (2011)
  • Autism Ontario Position Paper on Bill 77 - Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act (August 2008) Presentation to the Standing Committee on Social Policy and the letter written to MPPs
  • Autism Ontario's Position Paper on the Locating Technology Project for Vulnerable Individuals. (July 2005)

Other Advocacy Documents

Contacting Elected Ontario Leaders

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Provincial: MPPs

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