Autism Ontario achieves its mission through partnerships that help shape priorities and inform advocacy efforts aligned with our mission of creating a supportive and inclusive Ontario for autism.
We collaborate with a variety of academic centres, hospitals, service providers, and non-profit organizations. This includes active partnerships and collaboration, expertise sharing and consultation, community engagement, and knowledge translation.
In April 2020, Autism Ontario was the successful recipient of a grant in partnership with AIDE Canada, a national network that offers information, toolkits, and resources about autism and intellectual disabilities across the lifespan.
As the regional Ontario hub member and national partner, Autism Ontario collaborates with AIDE Canada on the following programs and initiatives:
- AIDE Canada Library, a free service for all Canadians, and one of the largest databases on autism and related disabilities in the country – members can browse and borrow thousands of free books, audiobooks, ebooks, and more – in English and French
- Developing and vetting lists of local programs and resources on the Locate section of AIDE Canada’s website
- Creating locally-relevant content that speaks to the needs of community members living in different regions across Canada
- Hosting webinars and online events
- Assisting people who reach out to AIDE Canada to find the resources they need, either in person or through the Live Chat feature of our website
- Ensuring all materials are available in both French and English, including the following Learning Resources:
- Research summaries
- Research spotlights
Want to get involved?
We’re always looking for participants for AIDE Canada projects including focus groups, webinars, panels, peer advice videos, and more! If you would like to get involved, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions related to the Ontario Hub partnership between Autism Ontario and AIDE Canada, please contact email@example.com.