Author: Autism Alliance of Canada

Welcoming our 2022-2024 Data-to-Policy Fellows!

Autism Alliance of Canada is proud to welcome our 5 Data-to-Policy fellows: Dr. Amber Rieder, Alisha Stubbs, Grant Bruno, Dr. Margherita Cameranesi, Angela MacDonald-Prégent! These fellows were awarded the 2022-2024 Autism Alliance of Canada Data-to-Policy Fellowship for their strong commitment towards the generation and sharing of data and evidence in the autism and broader neurodevelopmental […]

Calling Autistic Artists and Creative Spirits!

Autism Alliance of Canada is pleased to announce that the second Jim and Ginette Munson Autism Leadership Award winner will be presented to a deserving recipient at the 2023 Canadian Autism Leadership Summit. Last year’s recipient, Whitney Hodgins, received an original acrylic painting created by Autistic creator, Aiden Lee, entitled “Gold Linings” to celebrate the award. For […]

Autism Alliance of Canada is hiring a Bilingual Communications and Social Media Specialist

Position Title:Bilingual Communications and Social Media Specialist Job Types: Part-time or Full-time, Contract Salary: $23-$27 an hour Reports to: Communications Manager Location: Remote in Canada – Eastern Standard Time work hours generally Languages: English and French The Bilingual Communications and Social Media Specialist is responsible for everyday communications for the organization. Working closely with the Communications department, the […]

A stride towards accessible housing for Autistic people in Canada

Although Canada’s three levels of government have declared adequate housing as ‘essential to one’s sense of dignity, safety, and inclusion; the current multifaceted and multi-jurisdictional housing system is complex and does not allow equitable access to housing. This is especially true for Autistics people living in our country.   The process of securing suitable housing is […]

A new report from the Public Health Agency of Canada: What this report tells us 

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recently published a report: “Autism spectrum disorder: Highlights from the 2019 Canadian health survey on children and youth.” This report provides an overview of Canadian children and youth on the autism spectrum using data from the 2019 Canadian Health Survey on Children and Youth (CHSCY). About the 2019 […]

Share your story: Workplace Experiences from Employees on the Autism Spectrum and Managers of Autistic Employees 

In partnership with Ready, Willing & Able, The Inclusive Workplace and the Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), CASDA is developing a resource to help employers support employees on the autism spectrum to advance in their careers. This resource will focus on employees’ performance management and professional development in any industry or level […]

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