Autism Ontario

Site: Ottawa Chapter

Service: Autism Ontario

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Information, referrals and support for people and families living with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder

* Autism Parents' Support Group: For parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders which meets once a month at a local restaurant

* Asperger Syndrome Parent Support Group: Information and support for parents of children with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and related disorders. Individuals with AS and interested professionals are also welcome. Monthly support group meetings * presentations * a resource guide * friendship groups * annual picnic

* Aspirations: A group for adults and older teens (ages 16 and up) with Asperger Syndrome * mutual support * guest speakers * educational activities. Parents, other relatives, friends, and professionals are also welcome to attend

* Families of Adults with Autism Spectrum disorder: Open to parents, siblings, partners, and other family members of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

* Asperger Syndrome Youth group (15-25 years of age): Combines peer support and topical discussion with social activities, such as bowling nights and movie nights. An opportunity for youth and young adults with Asperger Syndrome to socialize with each other while addressing relevant issues like school and dating

* The ABACUS website: A source of information which allows parents, caregivers, and the general community to be informed consumers of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Ontario * The site also provides a listing of local autism ABA providers * Visit http://www.abacuslist.ca
Hours There are no office hours
Areas Served Ottawa ; Renfrew County
Eligibility Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and those living or working with people with autism or another Autism Spectrum Disorder
Application To become a member, call or apply on-line * to participate in activities, call or visit the website.
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - individual or family $50
Service Categories Autism Therapy ~ Internet Information Resources ; Disability Associations ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Adolescents ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ~ Families/Friends of People with Disabilities ; Parent Support Groups ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Special Libraries ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-230-6305
Toll Free Phone 1-855-638-5649
Fax 613-288-1423
E-Mail ottawa@autismontario.com
Website www.autismontario.com/ottawa
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Rachel Marks, Community Events Coordinator (English); Phone: 613-295-9769; Email: rachel@autismontario.com
Alternate Contact Marnie Potter, Family Support; Email: marnie@autismontario.com
Names
Former Name Autism Society Ontario
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1140 Morrison Dr
Ottawa, ON K2H 8S9
 
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Intersection Greenbank Rd and Hwy 417
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119248789 RR0001 ; Fees - Membership fees
Elections The Chapter Leadership Council is elected.
Resources Information package * Resource Guide to Services for Asperger Syndrome
Resources Website, Resource Library
Accreditation No

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