Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for individuals and families living with autism by providing programs and activities in an autism-friendly environment that facilitates friendship and community.

To support and help individuals and families living with autism participate in community activities and events.


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Thank you for supporting Autism Okanagan

With your ongoing generous support, we will be able to continue to provide programs for those living with autism in our community.

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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 & Events

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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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


of adults with autism are unemployed

News & Events

Youth and Adult Program (YAP)

Changes are underway for YAP – our Youth and Adult social program for ages 19 and over We will be pausing YAP at the end of February 2023 as we re-organize due to a change in leadership and limits of funding. However, we will be excited to see you all when we start up again in mid April – see
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AOK Charity Golf Classic 2022 August 12

Join us at the first annual Autism Okanagan Charity Golf Classic! Get a Ticket
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