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Autism Ontario

Site: Kingston and Area Chapter

Service: Autism Ontario

Alternate Name AO ; AO-K ; Autism Kingston ; Autism Ontario - Kingston Chapter ; Autism Society of Kingston ; OCR
Former Name ASO-K ; Autism Society of Ontario ; Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder/PDD
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Enter at the back of the building via Bagot Street
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Extend-A-Family Kingston
361 Montreal St
Kingston, ON K7K 3H4
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Intersection Montreal St and Stephen St
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Voluntary organization for Autism Spectrum Disorders * information about local resources and services, funding options, family and spouse support meetings, social activities and events, programs, workshops and guest speakers * public awareness and acceptance about autism * provide information and education, support research, and advocate for programs and services for the autism community 
Potential Programme: east and south-east regional events, activities and support
Hours Tue, Thu 9:30 am-2 pm, or by appointment
Meetings * Chapter Leadership Council meetings and planning meetings are open to members and interested community members, contact for future dates  
* Family support/info meetings: third Tuesday of the month 6:30 pm-8:30 pm * usually includes a general topic of discussion and an opportunity to meet and talk with other families in the area 
* spouses support meetings held every two to three months, contact the office for the next meeting date and location
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Kingston ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Prince Edward County
Eligibility No restrictions * serving children, youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), their families, professionals and the community * diagnosis not required 
Potential Programme: individuals 18 years and under
Application No referral required * annual membership can be arranged through the Chapter Office or online
Languages English ; French - some members
Fees Membership - $50 optional (2018) ; Service - low or no cost for most programs and activities
Service Categories Caregiver Support Groups ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Voluntary Health Organizations
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-507-7896
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Mae Whalen, Chapter Development Coordinator
Alternate Contact Kelsey McDaniel, Regional Family Support Coordinator (East and South-East Region); Email:
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (Potential Programme) ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119248789 RR0001 (Autism Society Ontario)
Elections Chapter Leadership is elected at Annual General Meeting
Print Material Reference Library
Resources Website, Facebook, e-news
Accreditation No

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