SCAM ALERT: Warning of Fake Emails from Scammers Posing as Ready, Willing & Able Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2022 Toronto, ON - Autism Alliance of Canada and Inclusion Canada are advising the public to be aware of an e-mail phishing scam in which individuals posing as Ready, Willing & Able (RWA) staff attempt…

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In recognition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2022 – Live from Ottawa (ON)

December 3 was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. Today, equal rights are…

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Autism Alliance of Canada’s Response to PHAC’s National Autism Conference

To view the media release, click here. Following the National Autism Conference, hosted by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) on November 15 and 16, Autism Alliance of Canada and its members are cautiously optimistic about the next steps…

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Call for Nominations: Jim and Ginette Munson Autism Leadership Award

In recognition of The Honourable Jim Munson, former member of the Senate of Canada, and his wife, Ginette’s, longstanding commitment towards a more inclusive Canada for Autistic persons and their loved ones, Autism Alliance of Canada is proud to announce…

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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…

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Congratulations to the Canadian Journal of Autism Equity!

On September 24th, 2022, the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Autism Equity received the Gerry Bloomfield Award from Autism Ontario for its contribution to the elevation of autistic voices and lived experience in the area of autism research…

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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…

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Announcing our new name: Autism Alliance of Canada

To view the media release, click here. We have developed a list of FAQs to address the evolution of our organization. Scroll down to access our FAQ. As we are getting closer to the development of a National Autism Strategy,…

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CAHS Assessment on Autism report is now available

On May 10, 2022, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) released the Assessment on Autism report: "Autism in Canada: Considerations for future public policy development." We are encouraged to see that the complex issues faced by Autistic people in…

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Examining Criminal (In)Justice Across the Autism Spectrum

We are delighted to announce the launch of Examining Criminal (In)Justice Across the Autism Spectrum*, a two-stage project examining experiences and perceptions Autistic people have of the criminal justice system. This project aims to study the experiences and perceptions Autistic…

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