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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.
MSSNG is a groundbreaking collaboration between Google and Autism Speaks to create the world’s largest genomic database on autism.
Request for Applications Now Open!
Autism Speaks Canada is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2015 round of Family Services Community Grants. Over the first five years of the Family Services Community Grants Program more than $2.5 million in grants has been directed to support programs and services in Canada.
Update on CommunityWorks Canada® Request for Applications
The formal Request for Applications related to the CommunityWorks Canada® project is now closed, and we are pleased to advise that the review process is currently underway.
Due to the significant interest in the project, we are using a phased approach to review the proposals by Region.
Updates regarding the successful applicants will be posted as they become available.
Please go to www.theabilityhub.org for more infomation.
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!
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.