Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for individuals and families living with autism by providing information, resources, education, training, programs and activities in an autism-friendly environment throughout the Okanagan.


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About

In September 2013, Sue Noble, a teacher-librarian and mother of a teenage boy with autism, brought together a small group of parents and professionals to discuss the need for increasing employment opportunities for youth and adults with autism living in the Okanagan.
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Programs

We have a variety of programs to get involved in, including Adult and Kids Hockey Programs, Young Ambassadors, Mom’s Night Out, Sensitive Santa, and more. Watch for announcements of exciting new programs to be added.
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Resources

This one-stop resource centre lists service providers, agencies and non-profit organizations that individuals and families living with autism in the Okanagan may find helpful.
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1 in 68

children are currently diagnosed with autism

100% +

increase in prevalence of autism in last 10 years

80%

of adults with autism are unemployed



News & Events

Young Ambassadors Program Starts Again September 26, 2017!

YAP (Young Ambassadors Program) is set to start up again on Tuesday evening, September 26th from 6:30 to 8 at #200-2903 Pandosy in Kelowna. The entrance is right across from Blenz Coffee Shop. Zoe and Beau are back again leading the group! We are so lucky to have both of them back! If you are returning or if you are new,
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Okanagan Dream Rally

Okanagan Dream Rally August 6, 2017 Autism Okanagan is thrilled to be one of the charities of choice for the 2017 Dream Rally coming up in August. Check out this site to see how you can support this great event! www.okanagandreamrally.com
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