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…

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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…

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Call for Members to join CASDA’s Board of Directors for 2022

2022 Director Nomination and Election Process At CASDA's upcoming Annual General Meeting taking place in Spring 2022, CASDA's Board of Directors will be able to welcome up to 4 new members. Nominations for open Director positions will be accepted from…

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Funding change in B.C. speaks to urgent need for National Autism Strategy

On this page:Media Release | What happened in B.C.?The need for a National Autism Strategy | Get involved Read the media release "Funding change in B.C. speaks to urgent need for National Autism" here. Changes to B.C. Autism service delivery speaks to…

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Disability Community to Host National Election Debate on Disability Issues

The Pan-Canadian Disability Coalition, a coalition of over 25 disability organizations, including CASDA, are calling on the major political parties to attend a national election debate on disability issues on September 7, 2021.This debate, which is actively supported and coordinated…

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Working together to advance a National Autism Strategy

Key agencies representing Canadian regions from coast-to-coast-to-coast are playing a pivotal role in advancing a National Autism Strategy (NAS). Autism Alliance of Canada is proud to play a role, and we continue to focus on engaging our members across the…

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CASDA is proud to welcome two Health System Impact Fellows

It is with absolute pleasure that CASDA is welcoming two Health System Impact Fellows to build capacity for advancing evidence-informed health system changes that will improve outcomes for Autistic Canadians and their families: Mackenzie Salt, Ph.D and Sara Lacarte Ph.D…

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Open Call for Participants for the KBHN-CASDA Policy Working Groups

The federal government is taking practical and actionable steps to develop a National Autism Strategy. The Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA) and Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN) are continuing to support the creation of a National Autism Strategy, by…

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Introducing the Jim and Ginette Munson Autism Leadership Award

In recognition of The Honourable Jim Munson, member of the Senate of Canada’s longstanding commitment towards a more inclusive Canada for Autistic individuals and their loved ones, CASDA is proud to introduce the Jim and Ginette Munson Autism Leadership Award. …

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