13 05, 2019

Celebrating World Autism Day at Boston Pizza

2019-05-11T19:03:59-04:00By |

April 2 was World Autism Day and this year, participants from AO York's Leadership, Education and Development program (LEADers) and their mentors celebrated at Boston Pizza Aurora, serving food and spreading awareness. Boston Pizza Aurora has given many local groups, schools and charities the opportunity to raise funds through their 'celebrity server' nights. Our LEADers

7 05, 2019

September 19: Our 8th Charity Golf Classic at Cedar Brae Golf Club

2019-05-07T19:52:28-04:00By |

AO York and our Tournament Partner Reuter Benefits are gearing up for our 8th Annual Charity Golf Classic. This September 19, We'll be back at beautiful Cedar Brae Golf Club. You can't miss this day - we've got a day of golf on a first-rate course, fantastic food, door prizes, loot bags - all

28 03, 2019

Raising the Flag for Autism in York Region

2019-03-28T11:35:14-04:00By |

Raising the Flag for Autism in York Region For us, April 2 isn't about Autism 'awareness'.  It's a day to be visible in the community - to show that autistics are valued citizens who merit acceptance and inclusion just as everyone does.  Again this year, municipalities and schools across Ontario are taking part in our

26 03, 2019

Successful Inclusion is Invisible

2019-03-26T09:19:09-04:00By |

To celebrate World Autism Day, Autism Ontario York Chapter wants to add to the Inclusion conversation. This article was originally published in March of 2018.    Successful Inclusion is Invisible by Melissa Yarmus, Educator The primary goal of  all teachers is to provide their students with the most appropriate learning environments and opportunities to best achieve their

4 03, 2019

40K Reasons to Love Bingo!

2019-03-04T09:41:55-04:00By |

40K Reasons to Love Bingo World! Fundraising!  For AO York, it’s a fact of life:  we’ve got to do it in order to exist.  Autism Ontario York Region has a laundry list of things we need to fundraise for – and an even bigger ‘wish list’ of things we’d like to do, if we had

27 02, 2019

The Entertainment Hunter™ –

2019-02-27T17:21:38-04:00By |

Matthew Hunter is a Seneca College student who lives with Asperger’s Syndrome. He loves movies, video games and television, and has agreed to review his favourites (and not-so-favourites!) for AO York. Here is Matthew’s review of The Division 2 (Beta). The Division 2 (Beta)  By Matthew Hunter   First things first: currently this game is

11 12, 2018

Thank You, Mingling Moms!

2018-12-11T14:12:04-04:00By |

AO York's Sarah Shaw with Michele, Helenn and Revv of Mingling Moms AO York's Chapter Manager Sarah Shaw had a special visit yesterday.  Three moms - Michele, Helenn and Revv, dropped by with a donation of $1000.00 for us! Michele Fuoco, Helenn Ruiz and Revv Tremblett are co-admins of Mingling Moms ,  a

3 12, 2018

The Entertainment Hunter™ –

2018-12-03T10:41:07-04:00By |

Matthew Hunter is a Seneca College student who lives with Asperger’s Syndrome. He loves movies, video games and television, and has agreed to review his favourites (and not-so-favourites!) for AO York. Here is Matthew’s review of Red Dead Redemption 2. Red Dead Redemption 2 By Matthew Hunter Before I start this review I must apologize

5 11, 2018

Book Some Time with Santa – Lots of Holiday Fun!

2018-11-05T18:50:21-04:00By |

Get ready - Santa's coming to town!  We have lots of opportunities for you to get in touch:       This year, thanks to Oxford Properties, we're happy to be offering opportunities for our families to spend some quality time with Santa in a relaxed, quieter atmosphere.  Both Hillcrest Mall (November 18 and 25)

7 08, 2018

Thanks, Camp Community Fundraisers!

2018-08-07T13:54:07-04:00By |

We wanted to thank these members of our community for raising funds for us the old-fashioned way - reaching out to their local community. The Palermo Family Garage Sale Nansy and her family put together a garage sale of new and used items earlier this month and raised $402.30 for our chapter!  Her daughter is

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