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.


NOW IS THE TIME TO REGISTER AS A SPONSOR FOR OUR GOLF TOURNAMENT FUND RAISER by visiting our programs page https://autismokanagan.ca/programs/charity-golf/

Last year’s amazing sponsors:

Vrecko Real Estate Group – PLATINUM SPONSOR
Nick Polychronopoulos Advisory Group, CIBC Private Wealth/ Wood Gundy – GOLD SPONSOR
Urban Liquor – Riki-Lynn Boettcher,
Dignity Memorial
Schell Dental- Jonathan Schell
Premier Craft Homes/ Premier Earth Works- Mike Nuyens
Gilmour Plumbing- Dean Gilmour
Bannister Automotive Group- Mark Bannister
Arc Programs
Pihl Law
Structural Wear Products- Chris Kirby
Workman & Sons- Ron Workman
UBC Properties Trust- Craig Shirra
Lynne Tereposky / Mark Duncan
Kelowna Dream Cars Rentals – Andy Le
Learn how your dollars make a difference from AOK Program Participants

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.

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




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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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)

Registration is now open for YAP. Our Youth and Adult social program (now open to ages 16 years and up) will run for 17 evenings from April 12 to June 14th. For more information and to register, go to our Programs & Events Page.
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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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