This annual Christmas party will feature crafts for kids and yummy treats! Best of all, each registered child can meet Santa!! Please join us!

When: Sunday, 6 December 2015 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Port Union Community Recreation Centre, 5450 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough

Registration opens Monday, November 16th at 8pm and closes when full

Click here to see the poster

Click here to REGISTER

Autism Ontario - Toronto - Visit with Santa...

Visit with Santa (Scarborough Town Centre)!

This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only.
Appointments available November 15, 22 and 29th from 9am - 10:30am.

Please note: Santa visits are by appointment only. 
Once you have registered, you will receive contact information to schedule your time with Santa. 
Registering is the first step. You will still need to book appointments indvidually.  Space is limited.  Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis.

WHERE: Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Dr., Scarborough, ON

Click here to REGISTER


MNjcc LogoDisability/Visibility


Disability/Visibility is a 9-week Community Arts project in partnership with Holland Bloorview, culminating in a gallery show in February 2016. Youth 18-30 who identify with the experience of disability will work with artist Maayan Ziv to develop photography skills, and to explore disability,identity, and community. Participants will work in groups and individually with Maayan.
When: Sundays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, November 8 - January 24
No classes: Dec. 20, Dec. 27, Jan. 3
To register phone (416) 924-6211 x 0
Maayan Ziv:

Click here to see the flyer

Blue background with the words Everyday Friends Social NetworkEveryday Friends: Social Network

In partnership with Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre 

October - June, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Come on out on the first Thursday of the month, meet new people, connect and hang out.
Programs designed by the Youth Advisory Access Committee - programs for you, by you!
Games nights, Pool nights, Basketball, Pottery, Cooking. 
$150 for the year; $18 drop-in
Group will be facilitated.
Designed for youth 15-29 with developmental disabilities and ASD, open to all.

For more information, contact Liviya Mendelsohn at 416-924-6211 x330 or

CLICK HERE to see the flyer 



This summer Every1Games has a number of events that have been created based on feedback from the community. 

Every1Games continues to offer exclusive discounts to Autism Ontario members and promotes the Toronto Chapter membership to grow our communities together, we have confirmed another 3 memberships to the Toronto chapter that have resulted from our growing partnership. 

Below are this summers programs and events for families with children who are over 19 years old for the CLC to consider supporting financially from July to  September, including a unique sponsorship opportunity for this years Autism Friendly Unconference. 

CLICK HERE to see the programs


PEERS Social Skills Training for  Teens on the Autism Spectrum

PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) is a 12-week evidence-based social skills training for motivated teens on the Autism Spectrum, in grades 9 to 12, who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends.

Runs Tuesday Evenings from 5:30pm – 7pm 
at the Redpath Centre (40 Holly Street, Younge/Eglinton)
September 29, 2015 – December 15, 2015

Click here to see the poster

Chapter Events

Nov 21 - Teen Mini-Golf, Balladium and Pizza Party
Nov 28 - Movie Morning: The Good Dinosaur (2D)
Dec. 12 - Visit to the Ontario Science Centre


Autism Ontario - Toronto - Teen Mini-Golf, Balladium...Teen Mini-Golf, Balladium and Pizza Party

Free for families with children with ASD
Gratuit pour les familles d’enfants autistes

DATE: Saturday, 21 November 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Rinx, 65 Orfus Rd, Toronto, ON M6A L17

Click here to see the poster

Click here to REGISTER (English)

Click here to REGISTER (French)

Autism Ontario - Toronto - Movie Morning: The Good...Movie Morning: The Good Dinosaur (2D)

Bring out the whole family for a fun movie morning to The Good Dinosaur!
 We will have exclusive use of the theatre and will have lights and sound adjusted for sensory differences.  Please join us.  This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only. 

DATE: Saturday, 28 November 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Cineplex Odeon - Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas, 22 Lebovic Ave., Scarborough, ON L5T 2Y3

Click here to see the poster

Click here to REGISTER

Autism Ontario : Visit to the Ontario Science CentreVisit to the Ontario Science Centre

An iconic cultural attraction, the Ontario Science Centre is home to interactive experiences with science and technology.  During this social learning opportunity, Autism Ontario invites families with children with ASD to enjoy a day filled with discoveries! 

DATE: Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, ON M3C 1T3

Click here to see the poster

Click here to REGISTER



Autism Teenage Partnership

Autism Teenage Partnership presents Autism Teen Nights!

Autism Teenage Partnership is an organization that runs a program where teens diagnosed with autism join in for a social night filled activities and fun.

CLICK HERE to see the flyer

ClICK HERE to see JansonC Autism Teenage Partnership Poster

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 - Ginny Pearce           
Address: Autism Ontario Toronto, PO BOX 55570 Cedar Heights, Scarborough, ON, M1H 3G7
Ph: 1-866-925-9969


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



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.

CLICK HERE to see the poster


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) 925-9969
Address: Autism Ontario Toronto
PO BOX 55570 Cedar Heights
Scarborough, ON
M1H 3G7

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