London

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    Welcome to your London Autism Ontario Chapter! Our goal is to be a reliable source of information and support for all London, Oxford, Middlesex and Elgin citizens who have a connection to autism, including families, children, adults on the spectrum, caregivers, support workers, and teachers.

    What we do:

    • To help our community learn about ASD, the London Chapter conducts special speaker and/or training workshops.  These cover such topics as advocacy, support and the latest news in ASD Research. These courses are advertised by e-mail and our website.
    • Work with community partners to promote and enhance awareness about autism
    • Holds various fundraising events throughout the year, and run programs and events for individuals with ASD and their families to get involved, socialize and network

    Our Vision: Acceptance and opportunities for all individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Our Mission: To ensure that each individual with ASD is provided the means to achieve quality of life as a respected member of society.

    Our 6 Key Areas of Focus

    • Advocacy and Support
    • Research
    • Best Practices
    • Government Relations
    • Public Awareness
    • Governance 

    Autism Ontario (formerly Autism Society Ontario) is the leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community. Members are connected through a volunteer network of Chapters throughout the Province of Ontario.

    We are guided by a Board of Directors, composed primarily of parents of individuals with autism, plus a host of volunteers and respected professionals who provide expertise and guidance to the organization on a volunteer basis. 

    Autism Ontario is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact. The association and its chapters share common goals of providing information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services for the autism community.

    Upcoming London Chapter Events

    April 18, 2019- Kidscape

    April 27, 2019- Family Movie Morning

    April 28, 2019- Forest City Road Race. Click here to download Forest City Road Race Pledge Form.

    London Forest City Road Race

    May 6, 2019 Annual Chapter Meeting. Please click here for nomination form.

    2019Autism ONTARIO London Chapter notice

    May 26, 2019-  Bowling for Autism Fundraiser- 3-5pm.  Our 2019 Bowling for Autism Fundraiser is at Palasad South London.  This is the main fundraiser the London Chapter will be hosting in 2019.  Businesses, companies and organizations interested in supporting this event can contact our office for details on the sponsorship levels and to donate. Contact us at london@autismontario.com or Kelly Wilson at 519-433-3390.  There are four levels of lane sponsorship with a range of company visibility.  Proceeds raised go to support our services , social learning opportunities, programs, walk-in parents’ concerns, awareness, resource centre.  Sponsors will also be providing families with autism a social learning opportunity of bowling for the afternoon the day of the event. 

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    Our Events

    May
    17
    Afternoon Bowling in Fort Frances Families are invited to come out to enjoy a game of bowling! This event is open to children with ASD, their…
    May
    18
    Make and Take Are you looking for visual resources that you can start to use right away.  If so come out to our next make and take event.  We will…
    May
    19
    Pool Party at the Wave Pool! Bring your whole family, invite your friends and enjoy a pool party just for Autism Ontario! This is a pool party only…
    May
    19
    Families are invited to come out for an enjoyable swim at the Tansley Woods Community Centre! The pool will be used only for Autism Ontario’s for…