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.


{"slides_column":"5","slides_scroll":"1","dots":"false","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"3000","ticker":"false","speed":"1000","center_mode":"false","loop":"true","rtl":"false"}

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.
read more

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.
read more

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.
read more

We Need Your Support!
Get Involved.

Become a Member   Make a Donation   Connect with Us

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

Autism Okanagan Annual General Meeting Notice

  Notice of Autism Okanagan’s Annual General Meeting Our Annual General Meeting is Monday, September 17, 2018 at the New Kelowna PAFN Spoke Office at #200 2000 Spall Road in Kelowna! Sign in starts at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments! Please consider attending. More information please contact us at info@autismokanagan.ca OR 250.826.7051 See you there!
Read More

Work for Autism Okanagan – Summer Student Intern Position!

Autism Okanagan Summer Intern Position (Canada Summer Jobs Project # 015592660) Autism Okanagan is looking for a summer intern to help make a difference in the lives of people with autism and their families. A portion of the position will involve working to develop and improve our social media presence through Facebook and newsletters, assisting with updating & maintaining our website,
Read More


Gallery


{"slides_column":"5","slides_scroll":"1","dots":"false","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"3000","ticker":"false","speed":"1000","center_mode":"false","loop":"true","rtl":"false"}