Resources

This is a compiled a list of resources that may be useful to you and your family. We do not endorse any external organizations or websites, and we encourage you to contact them directly to find the best fit for your family. While we do our best to include all resources that may be useful, this is not an exhaustive list. The resources are listed alphabetically.

The resources are organized in the following categories:

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Autism Spectrum Connection

Families of children with autism say they’re stretched thin by provincial funding changes

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FINANCIAL SUPPORTS – FREE INFORMATION SESSION

Join us on April 2nd to learn more about the financial supports including eligibility criteria which are available to families with children (ages 0-18yrs) who have autism and/or intellectual disabilities. For more information or to register contact Rehana Khan (519) 741-1121 ext 2201. Financial Supports flyer  

YOUTH IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM – SPEAKERS PANEL

A free event on March 27, 2019 to learn about the role of community partners as they support youth with autism, intellectual disabilities and/or mental health concerns and the justice system. For more information please contact Ashleigh Morris at 519-894-6156 ext. 2902 or email a.morris@dscwr.com Youth in Justice System Flyer

New Changes to Ontario Autism Program

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has made changes to the Ontario Autism Program.  Read about them here.

Autism in High School

Autism in High School is a web-based guide to help students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families as they navigate the transitions and common challenges of high school in Waterloo Region.