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Community Resources

Autism Speaks 

     www.autismspeaks.org          www.autismspeaks.ca

Autism Speaks along with Autism Speaks Canada is the worlds largest autism science organization


More and more places are offering discounts to families affected by ASD.  We've done a little research for you and found the following:


Ripley's Aquarium

If planned ahead, they can assign a helper to assist you in your visit.  Also, they are part of the Access 2 Entertainment Program.    Please visit https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/canada/ for more information.


Ciniplex

Please visit http://www.cineplex.com/Theatres/SensoryFriendly for sensory friendly screenings!


Access 2 Entertainment

A great program that Easter Seals Canada has in partnership with the disability community, Cineplex Entertainment, and the movie theatre industry.  At a nominal fee, you can register on the Easter Seals website. 

Please visit http://easterseals.ca/english/access-2-entertainment-card


Autism Ontario Discounts

With an Autism Ontario Membership enjoy the following discounts:

  • Casa Loma, Toronto 10% off
  • Great Wolf Lodge, Niagara Falls 15% off
  • Greg Frewin Theatre, Niagara Falls 20% off - use online code AUTISM20
  • Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto 20% off
  • Homer Watson House & Gallery, Kitchener 10% discount off of our public programs (i.e. art classes, summer camps, etc.).
  • Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Keene $2 off admission for the individual card holder (*This will not include discounts for others accompanying the cardholder.)
  • Playdium, Mississauga Coming soon!
  • Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain, Blue Mountains 20% off
  • The Museum, Kitchener 25% off
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum, Gormley 50% off admission for members on regular admission (excluding special events)

Please visit http://www.autismontario.com/client/aso/ao.nsf/web/new+membership for membership information.


Canada's Wonderland

Did you know that Canada's Wonderland has services available for ASD children?  Guest Services staff can provide assistance during your stay.  They have also implemented new procedures (such as a special boarding pass) to make your stay much more enjoyable. 

Please visit     https://www.canadaswonderland.com/plan-a-visit/tips-for-guests-with-autism-spectrum-disorder for more info.

Autism Ontario

www.autismontario.com

From the Autism Ontario Website:   We are guided by a Board of Directors, composed primarily of parents of individuals with autism, plus a host of volunteers and respected professionals who provide expertise and guidance to the organization on a volunteer basis.


Did You Know?

Easter Seals

http://www.easterseals.org/services/incontinence-supplies-grant/

From the Easter Seals Website:  Easter Seals Ontario administers the Incontinence Supplies Grant Program for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The program is for children and youth between the ages of 3 to 18 years with chronic disabilities (physical or developmental) that result in irreversible incontinence or retention problems lasting longer than six months and requiring the use of incontinence supplies.