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.


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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

Raffle Fundraiser for Autism Okanagan

Please consider helping us with our raffle fundraiser. All proceeds go directly to running our programs. Sample Ticket Consider buying and / or selling some raffle tickets.  Tickets are $10 each. If you are interested in this please email us at info@autismokanagan.ca Act soon because the draw in on October 25, 2019! We are selling only 500 tickets, so your chances
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LEGO Club , in partnership with TELUS – starting September 16th

If you are age 11-14 years, come try out our LEGO Club When: Mondays and Wednesdays starting September 16, 2019 until October 16, 2019 from 3:45 pm to 5:15 pm Who: Anyone ages 11-14 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder who is interested in LEGO building Locations: TBA Cost: Free Details: Thanks to TELUS for providing us a grant to start
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