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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 enhancing lives today and accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.
In 2020 we reimagined our brand 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 increase understanding and acceptance of autistic people. We hope these stories 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.
Our My Autism Guide gives you free access to customized autism content specific to your age, location and interests.
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