Autism occurs in all racial,
ethnic and socio-economic
Autism develops from a combination
of genetic and nongenetic, or environmental, influences.
1 in 66 children are
diagnosed with autism.
Autism Speaks Canada is a passionate advocate for autistic Canadians and their families; helping build socially inclusive communities with access to personalized health care and supports when they need them.
Reimagined to include a spectrum of Colours; our new logo, signifies our deepened commitment to diversity and inclusion.
In celebration of our 15th year, our new colourful logo signifies the diversity of perspectives and experiences of people with autism spectrum disorder and highlights our deepened commitment to inclusivity.
Authentic stories of autistic Canadian across all provinces and territories to shine a light on their strengths, dreams and struggles. We hope these inspire others and create a more inclusive Canada.
Get all the information about current programs and fundraising events.
Our Autism Response Team can answer your questions, connect you with tools and resources, and help you find autism services and supports in your community.
New Autism Speaks Canada merchandise available!
Our impact would not be possible without the support of our partners. Great partnerships make great things happen.
Invested $9.8 million in science grants and fellowships
Partnered to deliver over 6,900 sensory-friendly events
Nearly 17,500 tool kits downloaded by families and professionals