Autism Ontario at the Station Gallery!

A group of teens from Durham Region gathered on a sunny July day to talk about how they want their community to understand what having autism means to them. The result was incredible insight into their lives through beautiful works of art. This art is now on display, through to September 6, 2014 at the Station Gallery in Whitby (1450 Henry Street, Whitby – open M-F:10-4:30/S&S:12-4).

We invite you to check out this incredible work and to share your
feedback with us. A notebook for comments is provided at the gallery
or contact for additional feedback or info.

   Posted July 22, 2014
Complete the survey now!Take 10 minutes and tell us what you need!

Autism Ontario has launched a province-wide online survey. We want to hear from the thousands of families, individuals and professionals across the province that access Autism Ontario supports, services and information. The information gathered in the survey will provide important feedback on our programs, identify regional gaps in service, as well as provide insight into what families and supporters would like Autism Ontario to focus its efforts on.

Your opinion is extremely important. It is how we focus our efforts on the areas that matter most to you and your family.
Complete the survey now!

   Posted June 3, 2014
Learn about our great membership benefits!

We have some great new membership benefits! See our Membership page for details. Did you know you can now become a member of Autism Ontario online? This option is available for new members or membership renewals. For details click here.

   Posted May 31, 2013
Are you interested in skating lessons for your child on the spectrum?

We have an opportunity to run private skating lessons with Edges Skating School this September. Ice time is very hard to come by, but we have managed to secure some Thursday afternoons from 4:00 – 5:00 pm in Brooklin. If you would be interested in signing your child up for a program like this, please e-mail so we can determine if there is sufficient interest to run a program like this! If this time does not work for you, we would be able to secure ice next spring / summer, would this timing be better? Thanks for your interest and have a great summer!

   Posted July 3, 2014
Check out our Chapter and Potential Programme Events


   Posted June 18, 2014
Hollylynn Towie Scholarship Fund

Congratulations! It is our pleasure to announce this year’s recipients of $1,000.00 from the Hollylynn Towie Scholarship Fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance directly to Durham Region Adults with ASD who are pursuing their dreams and attending a post-secondary institution within Canada.

On behalf of Hollylynn, her family and Autism Ontario we would like to congratulate Sabrina Dionisio, Nicolas Keller & Alexander Wilson for their successful application and wish you all the best in your studies.

To learn more about the Hollylynn Scholarship Fund click

   Posted June 17, 2014
Répondez tout de suite au questionnaire du sondage!Prenez 10 minutes pour nous parler de vos besoins!

Autisme Ontario réalise présentement un sondage provincial en ligne. Ce sondage s’adresse aux milliers de personnes qui ont accès aux soutiens, aux services et aux informations fournis par Autisme Ontario.
Ce sondage nous permettra d’apprendre ce que vous pensez de nos programmes et de découvrir si certaines régions auraient besoin de services qui n’existent pas encore. Les renseignements ainsi recueillis nous aideront aussi à comprendre sur quels aspects les familles et les fournisseurs de soins aimeraient qu’Autisme Ontario concentre ses efforts.

Votre opinion est extrêmement importante. Elle nous incite à concentrer nos efforts sur les aspects qui comptent le plus pour vous et pour votre famille. Répondez tout de suite au questionnaire du sondage!

   Posted June 3, 2014
here.Preferred Magazine Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Tuesday, August 26th at Royal Ontario Golf Club in support of Autism Ontario-Durham and Toronto Chapters. For more details and to participate click here.

   Posted May 29, 2014
Free individual, marital/couple, and family counselling

About the counsellor: Christa is a former Durham Chapter Community Events Coordinator. Christa Sawyer has over ten years of counselling experience working with children and families of all ages, including experience working with individuals diagnosed with ASD. She is in the process of completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. As part of her certification process, Christa is offering free counselling at the Autism Ontario - Durham offices between January 2014 and August 2014. To book your appointment, contact her:
Christa Sawyer
(905) 922-9606

   Posted January 7, 2014

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