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In this 2-day workshop you will gain a greater understanding of how your child, thinks, feels and experiences the world (including the four main deficit areas (cognitive, sensory, social and emotional), while providing comprehensive toolbox of strategies for tackling the challenges they face each day. Participants will learn how to assess each area and develop a comprehensive profile individualized for the children. This toolbox of strategies can be implemented across home, school and therapeutic settings, focusing on helping the children feel safe, accepted and competent.

Early Bird rates apply!

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   Posted June 28, 2016
Family Support

Has your child been newly diagnosed with autism? Are you connected to all the programs and services available to your child affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in Durham Region? Is your family receiving all the support you need?

Our Potential Programme Family Support Coordinator in Durham Region is available to meet with parents/guardians to develop a support plan for you and your family. This service is free of charge to any individual or family affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder.

You can contact the Potential Programme Family Support Coordinator Monique Johnson at or 905-723-8405.

For more details on the Potential Programme click here.

   Posted June 13, 2016
Building Brighter Futures Fund is now accepting applications!

Are you an adult on the spectrum looking for some financial assistance to put towards greater participation in your local community?

Find out more & apply for Autism Ontario’s Building Brighter Future’s Fund here.

   Posted July 7, 2016

Join us at the beautiful Royal Ashburn Gold Course the first annual Autism Ontario Durham Region Fall Classic, a day of fun and community for a great cause.

To register to play or become a sponsor visit

   Posted June 8, 2016
Click here to view the presentation.DRPS Autism Registry

We recently hosted an Autism Registry Information Night. A member of the Durham Region Police Service Mental Health Unit presented information about the Autism Registry and why it is an important and useful tool for both officers and individuals/families with a loved one with ASD. Click here to view the presentation.

   Posted May 31, 2016
For details and to see our other membership benefits click here.NEW Membership Benefits!

If there was ever a great time to be an Autism Ontario Durham Region member, it is now!

We are excited to announce that Autism Ontario members can now receive discounts on membership and other services at the Abilities Centre in Whitby. For details and to see our other membership benefits click here.

   Posted March 15, 2016
here.Read our E-News!

Our E-News is published once a month and is a compilation of announcements and information for families living with autism in Durham Region. To read previous issues or subscribe click here.

   Posted August 26, 2015

A tool for medical professionals to provide to newly diagnosed families

This tear off pad can be ordered upon request at and are provided complimentary of the Potential Programme.

To view, click here.

   Posted September 10, 2014

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