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Autism Resources

Being a parent or sibling of an autistic child is full of joys and challenges. The same goes for anyone who is a parent on the spectrum. Search our resources for any information regarding "parenting and family"

Alberta Association for Community Living

A family based, non-profit organization representing the interests of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families from across Alberta.

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.

Autism Resource Centre (Moncton)

The purpose of the Autism Resource Centre (ARC) is to make available and accessible social support, self-help, public education, and a broad array of resources for persons with autism and their families. This includes a lending library for information, books, toys, and other educational resource materials.

Autism Services

A provincial, charitable organization, dedicated to providing quality treatment, educational and advocacy services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families. We are committed to assisting individuals realize their potential.

Connecting Pieces (Ottawa)

An Ottawa region consultation service that was created especially for the parents of children with autism. Its first goal is to empower these parents to take control of their child’s progress while making changes to the family’s natural environment.

Empowered Kids Ontario

Empowered Kids Ontario (EKO) represents Ontario’s publicly-funded child development and rehabilitation sector. With the united voice of our members, we promote evidence-based investments, policies and programs enabling smart, innovative approaches and service delivery so kids with special needs and their families live their best lives.

Families Matter Co-operative Inc.

A member-driven, not-for-profit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of people with developmental disabilities, their families and their friends.

Family Plus/Life Solutions

Has been serving the Saint John area since 1929. The Agency is a private, not-for-profit organization helping men, women, children and families manage the challenges of today’s living conditions

Family Support Institute

A province-wide organization whose purpose is to support and strengthen families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.

Footholds Therapy Center

Offers a broad range of assessment and therapeutic services to all people with special needs irrespective of their developmental stage. Their unique programming offers behaviour intervention, social and life skills training, academic support, and other services to youth of all ages.

Macy’s Autism Pals

Parents of 3 boys with autism who train service dogs for children with autism. They deliver our dogs anywhere in the USA as well as train the families getting the dogs.

Mira – Guide Dogs

Founded in 1981, Mira is a non-profit organization that offers free guide dogs and service dogs to people living with visual impairments and physical disabilities and to youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).