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World Autism Month

Join us in creating a kinder more inclusive world for people with autism

Giving Tuesday Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, your gift will be DOUBLED, up to $5,000! Learn More Sensory Santa Celebrate the holiday season with a magical and safe visit with Santa. Learn More Helping create a kinder, more inclusive Canada for people with autism
Funding service providers to build capacity and serve the
autism community across Canada
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Did You Know?

Family

Autism occurs in all racial,
ethnic and socio-economic
groups.

DNA

Autism develops from a combination
of genetic and nongenetic, or environmental, influences.

Doctor

1 in 66 children are
diagnosed with autism.

To build inclusive communities where autistic Canadians can reach their full potential

Autism Speaks Canada is enhancing lives today and accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.

Autism Speaks Canada

In 2020 we reimagined our brand to include a spectrum of Colours; our new logo, signifies our deepened commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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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.

Life on the Spectrum

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.

Happening Now

Get all the information about current programs and fundraising events.

Sensory Friendly Santa

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Giving Tuesday

Get support on your journey with autism

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.

How You Can Get Involved

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Our Impact

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

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