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Autism Travel Training

Autism Ontario is excited to offer travel training for individuals with ASD living in Toronto! Space is limited so register soon! This 5 week series of workshops starting January 3rd is designed to help you become more comfortable with everyday travel. Cost: $50 per individual with ASD ages 12 - 18 (no Autism Ontario membership required) & $50 per individual with ASD ages 19 -25 (Autism Ontario membership required).  For more information and to register go to:


Every1Games is offering a new program at George Brown College's School of Design. Starting November 15 (and the next 4 Saturdays), join Every1Games for 5 full days to learn the basics of Unity game development engine, the most popular game making tool in the industry. “More games are made with Unity than with any other game technology.” Every1Games delivers programs with a focus on social, technical and professional skills development. This Program is recommended for ages 16 – 25, no experience necessary. Autism Ontario Toronto Chapter Members save 50% off standard fees! Register online and find out more at



bowlathonSecond Annual Bowlathon

Second Annual Bowlathon was held on Nov 1st. The event brought in new faces and volunteers. The event raised over $3,625 (and counting). Prizes for top 3 fundraisers went to:
Nico Veliz: i-pad mini - over $1,100 raised (and counting)
Alex Moya: Galaxy Tablet - over $600 raised
Serena Tracado: HP Tablet - over $500 raised

The Toronto Chapter would like to thank all the participants, new and returning players, the volunteers and the Bowling Committee for all the help throughout the planning and execution of the event.

On Behalf of Autism Ontario Toronto Chapter
Marti Veliz
Chair of Event and Fundraising

Matt Wark
Chapter President

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HalloweenPartyToronto Chapter Halloween party

We couldn't have done it without the support and many volunteers from the UofT Autism Alliance Group!

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Thank you to our Members!

The Toronto Chapter would like to thank our dedicated Chapter members for all your support throughout the years. Without you, we would not be here. To our non-members, if you would like to take advantage of subsidies, reduced cost at events etc. become a Toronto Chapter member now. Join and be part to Autism Ontario Toronto Chapter Family. You can register on line by clicking here

Click “Join Now” button on your computer, select “Toronto” under “Become a Member of Autism Ontario”, it’s that easy!

Membership & Support Opportunities

Wishing you and your families a safe and fun-filled summer. Here’s to meeting you at our upcoming events!

Toronto Chapter
Chapter President - Matthew Wark           
Chair of Events - Marti Veliz         

Address: 1032 Pape Ave, PO Box 60007, Toronto, ON, M4K 3Z3
Ph: 1-866-925-9969

Chapter Events

Dec 20 - Movie Experience for Teens
Jan 31 - Fêtez la danse avec le Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
Feb 1 - Atelier de création artistique au 4Cats!
Feb 7 - Toronto - soirée annuelle du mois de l'histoire des noirs


Autism Ontario - Toronto - Movie Experience for TeensMovie Experience for Teens

An event for teens with ASD between the ages of 12 - 18!
Join us for a party at Cineplex!   This event includes drink and choice of nachos, hotdog, or popcorn.  We will be watching “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” followed by time to hang out in the party room.

DATE: Saturday, 20 December 2014
TIME: from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Cineplex Odeon - Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas, 22 Lebovic Ave., Scarborough, ON
FREE!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme.)


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Autisme Ontario: Toronto: Fêtez la danse avec le...Fêtez la danse avec le Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris

Découvrez sur grand écran les chefs d’œuvre de l’art lyrique et chorégraphique de l’Opéra national de Paris. Des opéras de la saison 2014-2015 de l’Opéra national de Paris seront rediffusés dans le nouveau théâtre de l’Alliance française de Toronto.

DATE: Samedi 31 janvier 2015
TIME: de 13:30 à 15:30
Théâtre de l'Alliance francaise Toronto, 24, rue Spadina, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7
COST: Gratuit !!!


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Autisme Ontario: Toronto - Atelier de création...Atelier de création artistique au 4Cats!

Cette activité très amusante consiste à créer tous ensemble un merveilleux souvenir de famille! Les membres de la famille pourront concevoir et modeler leur propre pièce en argile.

DATE: Dimanche 1 février 2015
TIME: de 17:00 à 18:00
4Cats Avenue Road, 1823, chemin Avenue, North York, ON M5M 3Z4
COST: Gratuit !!!


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Autisme Ontario: Toronto - soirée annuelle du mois de...Toronto - soirée annuelle du mois de l'histoire des noirs

Cette année encore, le Centre francophone de Toronto célèbre le mois de l’histoire des Noirs avec une soirée familiale incontournable. Partagez ensemble un repas typiquement africain et antillais,  assistez à un spectacle et dansez sur la musique du DJ qui sera présent pour animer la soirée.

DATE: Samedi 7 février 2015
TIME:  de 17:00 à 20:00
Daniels Spectrum, 585, rue Dundas Est, Toronto, ON
COST: Gratuit !!!


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Dear Members and Guests,
The Toronto Chapter is more than happy to share information regarding our Autism community.
If you wish us to share your information the Toronto Chapter asks to please forward all pertinent information via email (include necessary links, pdf etc.) to for sharing. Please include consent to share said information.
If the information you wish to share is something received from another source, please ensure that consent to share has been provided.

Thank you,
Your Chapter CLC



Webinar: iPad for Children with Autism

A 6 - part series on Wednesdays
October 15, 22 and 29 & November5, 12 and 19, 2014
From 11:30am to 12:30 pm

(then look for the title and the date you wish to register for)

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Second Language Parent Mentorship Program

Would you like to connect with other parents of children with autism who speak your language?

Learn about the Second Language Parent Membership Program. This program helps parents/caregivers of a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) connect to other parent/caregivers of children with ASD who speak their language either in person or by telephone.

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TTC_logoGreat news!

Effective January 1, 2014, a support person accompanying a person with a disability will not be required to pay a fare when travelling on the TTC.
Customers with disabilities who travel with a support person on the TTC must apply for a TTC Support Person Assistance Card to be eligible for this fare exemption. A support person is someone who assists the card holder with communication, mobility, From January 1, 2014 to March 29, 2014, TTC will permit a support person to travel with a paying customer on an honour system. Starting Sunday, March 30, customers will require a Support Person Assistance Card in order for the support person to travel with the card holder on a single fare.


Potential_Programme_logoPotential Programme now available!


The Potential Programme is a unique service from Autism Ontario designed to directly support all Ontario families, parents and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

This programme provides support through greater access to ASD experts in their communities and to provide supportive community-based learning opportunities for children with ASD.

Learn more about the Programme.

WANTED: Your Ideas for Social Learning Opportunities
We welcome your ideas for Social Learning Opportunities funded through Autism Ontario's Potential Programme.

Click here to learn how you can share your ideas with us!


Office Phone: 1 (866) 925-99691 (866) 925-9969
Address: Autism Ontario-Toronto
1032 Pape Avenue
P.O. Box 60007
Toronto ON M4K 3Z3

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