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Autism Resources in Canada

Our list of best links, tools, and resources in Canada to help support Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger’s), and related disorders.

Alpha Bee

Provides quality evidence-based behaviour programs and services to children and youth with autism and other developmental exceptionalities through direct services, training of family members and consultation to the community. Offers treatment centres in Etobicoke and Hamilton and home based IBI in the GTA, Peel, Halton, York regions and the City of Hamilton.

Andrew Fleck Child Care Services

Provides a wide range of high quality, dependable and inclusive child care, support and information services to meet the diverse child care needs of families and children.

Applied Behavioural Interventions

Committed to providing their students with the necessary tools so that they may live their life to its greatest potential. Using the principles of applied behaviour analysis, they emphasize language and social skill acquisition using a verbal behaviour approach within the comforting environment of your home. Working with the entire family, they are committed to parent and sibling training so that learning and development continues, even when they are not there.

AQIEPS

Advocating for equal opportunities in education for post-secondary students with disabilities. Our association is made up of persons with disabilities who were able to attend regular classes in elementary and secondary school and who, as a result, had the option to pursue post-secondary education.

ASERT- University of Calgary

ASERT is located in the School Psychology area in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Under the direction of Dr. Adam McCrimmon, the group consists of researchers, clinicians, and professionals interested in understanding autism spectrum disorders and improving the lives of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.

Aspergers Society of Ontario

The Aspergers Society was founded in 2000 by parents of children diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and by dedicated, concerned professionals. The Aspergers Society of Ontario is the only agency in Canada that is dedicated to serving the specific Asperger Syndrome (AS) population.

Association for Supported Community Connections (no website)

ASCC currently provides In-Home Respite, Out of Home Respite, Community Support, Life Skills Training, and Transitional Planning. ASCC also has a children/youth respite home called “Maitland House” that is located in Spruce Grove, Alberta. Maitland House provides 24 hour support for up to 30 days a year.

Phone (780) 960-0593 or E-mail afscc@hotmail.com for more information.

Association of Social Workers in Northern Canada

Professional Social Workers in the North are found in many settings. Areas of practice include child protection, adoption, services to the aged and handicapped, alcohol and drug counseling, income support,
child and family therapies, mental health services, correctional services and social planning. There are few specialists – most social workers are called upon to provide a wide spectrum of services.

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) provides financial and health benefits for adult Albertans with a permanent disability that severely impairs their ability to earn a living. The level of benefits depends on income and assets.

Ausome Ottawa

Ausome provides sports and recreation programming to children living with autism. Their vision is to provide an opportunity for every kid with autism to participate in sports in a program that meets their needs.

Autism Aspergers Friendship Society

The AFS provides respite care in a recreational environment for families with children-teens-adults in the Autism/Aspergers/PDD spectrum in the Calgary area.

Autism Atlantic Consulting Services

Offers professional development and private consulting services to families, agencies, businesses and school districts both locally and internationally. A Nova Scotia registered company.