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 throughout the Okanagan.   To support and help individuals and families living with autism participate in community activities and events.  To support and help individuals and families living with autism navigate resources and information.

January 2021 Help support us by buying a ticket for our winter raffle here https://trellis.org/winter-raffle-2020

or visit this page for a QR code to purchase tickets right on your phone https://autismokanagan.ca/winter-raffle/



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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

Winter Raffle

WINTER RAFFLE – HELP SUPPORT AUTISM OKANAGAN by buying a ticket for our winter raffle Get your tickets at https://trellis.org/winter-raffle-2020 or scan the QR code below on your phone.
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YAP – on line activities for January 2021

Hi everyone, Here is the January schedule: January 6 – Dungeons and Dragons January 13 – Story writing January 20 – Cooking lesson January 27 – Employment information night As always, please review our discussed and agreed upon an online Code of Conduct: Online Code of Conduct ·        No swearing ·        Take turns when speaking ·        Always be nice even when you don’t
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