Autism Ontario

Site: Kingston and Area Chapter

Service: Autism Ontario

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Voluntary health organization for Autism Spectrum Disorders * information about local resources, support, social activities, programs, workshops and guest speakers * works to increase public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact * provides information and education, supports research, and advocates for programs and services for the autism community
Hours Tue, Thu 9:30 am-2 pm, or by appointment
Meetings * Chapter Leadership Council meetings are open to members and interested community members; contact the office for details. 
* Family Support/Info meetings: third Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm. These meetings usually include a general topic of discussion and an opportunity to meet and talk with other families in the area. 
* Adults with Aspergers Social/Support, Spouses and Women's meetings are held monthly. Please contact the office for the date and time of the next meeting.
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
Application No referral required * annual membership can be arranged through the Chapter Office or online
Languages English ; French - some members
Fees Membership - $50 optional (2016) ; None - programs and activities
Service Categories Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Voluntary Health Organizations
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-507-7896
E-Mail kingston@autismontario.com
Website www.autismontario.com
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Patti, Office Assistant
Alternate Contact Marie Potter, Regional Family Support Coordinator; Email: marnie@autismontario.com
Names
Alternate Name AO ; AO-K ; Autism Kingston ; Autism Society of Kingston
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 (at the back via Bagot Street)
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
Other Details
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119248789RR0001 (Autism Society Ontario)
Elections Chapter Leadership is elected at Annual General Meeting
Resources Chapter brochures * Community Program and resource information * Reference Library
Resources Website, Facebook, e-news
Accreditation No

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