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

A day to enjoy a round of golf, eat great food, make some new friends, and have fun while supporting families living with autism.


Visit our Events and Programs Pages to see what we do!


AUTISM OKANAGAN ASSOCIATION – ESTABLISHED 2013

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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 & 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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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

AOK Charity Golf Classic 2022 August 12

Join us at the first annual Autism Okanagan Charity Golf Classic! Learn More & Register / Find information about Sponsorship
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Zumba for Autism

ZUMBA FOR AUTISM A BIG THANK YOU to Bree Edler and her volunteer instructors for fundraising for Autism Okanagan
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