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Cineplex Sensory Friendly Screenings
Cineplex Entertainment in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada presents a sensory friendly screening environment for individuals with ASD and their families to view new release films in theatres across the country.
2015 Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada
Walk Now date and location information is now listed for our Signature Walks and Community Walks.
National Autism Leadership Summit
Autism Speaks Canada is proud to be on the leadership committee for the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA) and a sponsor of the inaugural National Autism Leadership Summit in Ottawa, Canada on March 30-31, 2015.
This summit represents an opportunity for ASD stakeholders to come together and collaborate to advance much needed support and services for all Canadians touched by ASD.
Visit www.asdalliance.org for more details and registration information.
Community Works Canada Request for Applications
The Sinneave Family Foundation and Autism Speaks Canada are pleased to announce the release of a Request for Applications (RFA)
Due to significant interest in the CommunityWorks Canada® Program across the country and numerous requests received to extend the deadline for the Request for Applications related to this exciting project, we are pleased to advise that we have extended the due date by two weeks and proposals are now being accepted to Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. MST.
2014 Family Services Community Grants
Our Family Services Community Grants for 2014 have now been announced.
Click here to see the list!
Autism Speaks Family Services and ATN/ AIR-P Tool Kits
Check out all the latest additions to our tool kit page!
MSSNG is a groundbreaking collaboration between Google and Autism Speaks to create the world’s largest genomic database on autism.
Top Ten 2014 Stories in Autism Research
Take a look back at the year’s “Top Ten” stories in autism research, based on readership and social media shares.
Autism Prevalence Rates Rise to 1 in 68.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released new information about the rates of autism.