Halloween Trick or Treat Party

Posted by on October 20, 2015 in Event | 0 comments

Hello Halloweeners! Join Autism Ontario Waterloo for their second annual Halloween Trick or Treat Party! This event is being held on Sunday, October 25th from 5:30-8:30pm

Children of all ages will be able to go door to door and yell “trick or treat” and receive treats in a friendly, safe environment. There will be Free Play in the structure before and after “trick or treating,” then join us for light refreshments and take in a short halloween film in the main party room.    Please visit the event page in order to register, and have a ghoolish-good night!


This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only.

Maximum 2 caregivers per family.

Spaces are limited. Pre-registration is required.




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Welcome to the Spectrum

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

We’ve all heard the word Autism but what does it actually mean, and how can we, as Waterloo Region residents, help include people with autism? Learn more!

Do you have a story that will help people better understand autism? We want to hear from you. Participating is easy!

Join the conversation to move us from awareness to understanding. Learn more!

Go to aswr.ca/stories to join the spectrum.



The legs of the “A” represent both ends of the spectrum that join forces to break barriers and push beyond boundaries that have limited perceptions of autism. The strength of its apex prevents the box from ever closing again. Optically, the “A” appears to step triumphantly over the line, pushing laterally as well as vertically to expand the spectrum and provide a “bridge” for those who want to explore and learn more about autism. The icon becomes a quick reference to identify “welcome” once the WTTS brand expands and recognition grow.

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Self-Determination in ASD

Posted by on March 17, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

National Online Survey: Finding out what matters: Self-determination in young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

We are looking for:

  • young adults between 18 and 30 years old
  • who live in Canada
  • have an official diagnosis or identify as having an Autism Spectrum Disorder (e.g., Aspergers, PDD-NOS) and who are higher functioning (no intellectual disability)
  • to complete an anonymous online survey (approximately 30-45 minutes)
  • $15 gift certificate to participants who complete the full survey

If you would like to participate, please visit: www.surveymonkey.com/s/McGillSDinASD

For more information, email Keeley White at: mcgillsdinasd@gmail.com

Click here to see the flyer, and click here to see the ethics certificate.

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