What Is Autism?

Autism is a complex developmental disorder that may affect communication, social interaction skills and behaviour.

The condition typically presents within the first three years of life and is estimated to occur in 1 to every 88 individuals, and is four times more prevalent in boys than girls.

For more information go to:
Autism Ontario – Info About Autism
Kerry’s Place – What is Autism?


ASWR Collaborative

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

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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  


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.

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