On April 2nd, 2021, World Autism Day, CASDA’s Executive Director, Dr. Jonathan Lai was interviewed by CTVNews on the development of a National Autism Strategy.

“Families are tired of filling out these surveys — we’re hoping this is the last one,” says Jonathan Lai. “We don’t want it to be another report that sits on the shelf.”

Read the full article here.

Here’s how you can get involved in the development of a #NationalAutismStrategy

  • Visit CASDA’s Policy Compendium Online Toolkit which assembles and presents recommendations for a National Autism Strategy to a wide range of users – from advocates and families to policy officers and government officials.
  • Visit CASDA’s simple guide for Stakeholder Organizations to respond to CAHS Written Submissions. Deadline to submit: April 11, 2021.
  • Follow CASDA on Twitter and Facebook to view, comment and share posts to build our collective voice.
  • Become a member to join the conversation and be part of a coalition of like-minded organizations and individuals committed to a national shared leadership movement.