bowlathonSecond Annual Roll & Strike For Autism Bowlathon

2nd Annual Roll and Strike for Autism, Bowlathon will be held on Saturday, November 1th, 2014 at Thorncliffe Bowlerama. Help fundraise and have fun doing it. Last year, at our first bowlathon ever, the Toronto Chapter raised a wopping $10,000!!! Those funds were put back into the community by providing much needed summer camp subsidies, reduced cost for older teens and adults to participate in Every1Games camp sessions and so much more!
Prizes will be awarded to top three fundraisers!
Mark the date on your calendar and join us at our 2nd Annual Roll and Strike for Autism Bowlathon.

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Toronto Chapter Summer Camp Subsidies

The Toronto Chapter is happy to announce that we will once again be awarding $100/family summer camp subsidies to Toronto Chapter members. How to qualify and other details will follow shortly.


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         

Email: Toronto@autismontario.com
Web: Autismontario.com/Toronto
Address: 1032 Pape Ave, PO Box 60007, Toronto, ON, M4K 3Z3
Ph: 1-866-925-9969


Chapter Events

Sep 23 - Webinaire- Introduction au trouble du spectre de l’autisme (TSA) avec Anne Borbey-Schwartz
Sep 26 - 2014 Province Wide Family Weekend at Great Wolf Lodge
Sep 27 - Teen Bowling
Sep 28 - Musée royale de l’Ontario- le ROM
Oct 4 - Cours de poterie en français au Musée céramique Gardiner
Oct 15 - English webinar #1 -Information Session - iPads as a Cool Tool for School
Oct 16 - Four Week Job Prep Workshop for 15 - 18 year olds with high functioning autism
Oct 18 - Sibling Social Group
Oct 21 - Children’s Art Class
Oct 24 - Webinar-The Science of Making Friends for Teens and Young Adults with ASD


Autisme Ontario : webinaire- Introduction au trouble...Webinaire- Introduction au trouble du spectre de l’autisme (TSA) avec Anne Borbey-Schwartz

 

Cet atelier permettra aux parents et professionnels d’obtenir de l’information concernant les Troubles du spectre de l’autisme (TSA).

DATE: Mardi 23 septembre 2014
TIME:  de 19:00 à 20:30
COST: Gratuit! (Les frais d’entrée seront payés par le programme Potentiel d’Autisme Ontario. Le cout du statio nnement est à vos frais.)

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2014 Family Weekend at Great Wolf Lodge2014 Province Wide Family Weekend at Great Wolf Lodge

Families will have the opportunity to come and enjoy a weekend retreat at Great Wolf Lodge!

The Autism Ontario Family Weekend will be held September 26-28, 2014.

Autism Ontario will be offering a discounted group rate to our families at the cost below:

•    Friday, September 26, 2014- Standard Family Suite -$159.99 plus applicable tax ( Based on a family of four and includes up to 4 water park passes. Passes are not transferable. Additional water park passes can be purchased through Great Wolf Lodge for an additional $40.00 per person/per night)

•    Saturday, September 27, 2014- Standard Family Suite-$ 189.99 plus applicable tax ( Based on a family of four and includes up to 4 water park passes. Passes are not transferable. Additional water park passes can be purchased through Great Wolf Lodge for an additional $40.00 per person/per night)

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Autism Ontario - Toronto - Teen BowlingTeen Bowling

Join us for an hour of 10 pin bowling followed by lunch!

DATE: Saturday, 27 September 2014
TIME:  from 11:45 AM to 1:45 PM
LOCATION: Bowlerama Newtonbrook, 5837 Yonge St., North York, ON M2M 3T9
COST: FREE!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme.)

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Autisme Ontario : Toronto - Musée royale de l’Ontario-...Musée royale de l’Ontario- le ROM

Venez passer un après-midi entièrement en français au Musée royal de l’Ontario.

DATE: Dimanche 28 septembre 2014
TIME: de 13:00 à 17:30
LOCATION: Musée royale de l’Ontario- le ROM, 100, Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
COST: Gratuit! (Les frais d’entrée seront payés par le programme Potentiel d’Autisme Ontario. Le cout du statio nnement est à vos frais.)

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Autisme Ontario: Toronto - Cours de poterie en...

Cours de poterie en français au Musée céramique Gardiner

Autisme Ontario invite les familles d’enfants autistes de 18 ans et moins à passer un après-midi en français en visitant le musée céramique Gardiner et en faisant de la poterie.

DATE: Le samedi 4 octobre 2014
TIME:  de 13 h à 15 h
COST: Gratuit! (Les frais d’entrée seront payés par le programme Potentiel d’Autisme Ontario. Le cout du statio nnement est à vos frais.)

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iPad®for Children with Autism

Discover how the iPad can help children with autism

A 6-part series on Wednesdays October 15, 22 and 29 & November 5, 12 and 19, 2014
TIME: From 11:30am to 12 :30 pm
COST: FREE!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme.)

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Autism Ontario - Toronto - Four Week Job Prep Workshop...Four Week Job Prep Workshop for 15 - 18 year olds with high functioning autism / Asperger Syndrome

This four-part series, geared to teens with high functioning autism/Asperger Syndrome between 15 – 18 years of age, is designed to increase self-awareness, while learning about future employment and education opportunities.

DATE: Thursdays: October 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 2014
TIME: From 6pm–8pm
COST: FREE!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme.)

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Autism Ontario - Toronto - Sibling Group - OctoberSibling Social Group

A group just for siblings ages 6-9!  This group will target social opportunities for children with siblings with autism.  They will develop strategies and a better understanding of the challenges their sibling faces.

DATE: Saturday, 18 October 2014
TIME: from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Blue Balloon Health Services, 37 The Links Road, Toronto, ON M2P 1T7
COST: FREE!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme.)

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Autism Ontario - Toronto - Art Class for 4-6 year olds!Children’s Art Class

Art Class for 4-6 year olds!
Create a wonderful family keepsake during this fun-filled event!  Families will design and create their own clay art piece together.

DATE: Tuesday, 21 October 2014
TIME: from 5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Kidville, 3420 Yonge St., Toronto, ON M4N 2M9
COST: FREE!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme.)

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Webinar-The Science of Making Friends for Teens and Young Adults with ASD: The UCLA PEERS®Program

Deficits in social skills are considered one of the defining challenges among youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), yet few evidence-based social skills programs exist for adolescents and young adults with ASD without intellectual disabilities. Using the techniques outlined in her book, The Science of Making Friends: Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults, Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson will be providing an overview of her empirically supported social skills program for teens and young adults with ASD.

DATE: Friday, October 24, 2014
TIME: at 12:30 PM EDT
COST: FREE!! (The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme.)

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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 Toronto@autismontario.com 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

 


 

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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

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
(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.
http://www.ttc.ca/Fares_and_passes/Support_Person_Card/index.jsp

 


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
Email: toronto@autismontario.com
Address: Autism Ontario-Toronto
1032 Pape Avenue
P.O. Box 60007
Toronto ON M4K 3Z3

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