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Autism Resources in Canada

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BC Coalition of People with Disabilities

A provincial, cross-disability advocacy organization. Our mandate is to raise public and political awareness of issues that concern us. We hope, through our work, to facilitate the full participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society and to promote independence.

BC Therapeutic Riding Association

Provincial organization for groups providing horseback riding as therapy for people with disabilities. We are a registered charitable organization, committed to improving the quality of life for young people and adults who have disabilities.

Beyond the Box Basics

The purpose of Beyond the Box Basics is to encourage awareness of abilities and to provide information on the “how to” of successfully involving children/students with diverse needs. Presentations will be individually tailored to meet the needs and numbers of the workshop participants.

Beyond the Door – Toronto

Committed to helping children living with neuro-developmental disorders, such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), developing the necessary behavioural, communication, intellectual, physical, and social skills for successful integration at home, at school and in the community through individualized Intensive Behaviour Intervention/Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) programs based on the principles of Verbal Behaviour.

Bridgeway Academy

A Designated Special Education Private School (DSEPS) in the province of Nova Scotia. Provides individualized programming for students who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Students are average or above-average intelligence, but struggle with a specific neurological disorder that impacts their ability to store, process, retrieve or communicate information.

British Columbia Art Therapy Association

Founded in 1978 to foster the professional development of art therapy in British Columbia. The Association acts as a provincial voice governing the standards and practice of the profession and its practitioners.

CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research

Research programmes at CanChild concentrate on children and youth with disabilities and their families within the context of the communities in which they live. Our focus is on the interrelationships between individuals, their families, communities, and health systems.

Canucks Autism Network (CAN)

To provide high quality recreational, sports, social and vocational development programs for individuals and families living with autism and to build capacity through community networks across British Columbia.

Central Okanagan Child Development Centre

Since 1966, the Central Okanagan Child Development Association (C.O.C.D.A.) has played a significant role in providing services to help meet some of the most challenging needs faced by the families in our community.

Centre de l’Autisme du Restigouche Autism Center

A non-profit community based organization which was founded in April 2006 by a group of parents and professionals in response to the need for assistance to a growing number of families, caregivers and children with a diagnosis of autism within our region.

Centre de Ressources de Vie Autonome

Un centre de ressources qui encourage et supporte les personnes handicapées à atteindre l’autonomie en leur offrant les outils nécessaires afin d’avoir la possibilité d’examiner ses options, de faire des choix, de prendre leurs propres décisions et d’en assurer la responsabilité.

Centre for Autism Services Alberta

The Centre for Autism Services Alberta (formerly Family Linkages Foundation of Alberta) is a non-profit registered charity offering services for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and has been providing services to children and families affected by ASD in the Greater Edmonton Area since 1997.

Centre MDC

A multidisciplinary centre catering to individuals with learning disabilities, ADHD, ASD, anxiety disorders and depression – and their families.