Newcomers Autism Project

A safe place to raise kids without judgement

Your journey as a family with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) need not be lonely. Join our Autism Project for Newcomers, meet other families, learn about strategies to navigate this journey holistically, and build a stronger community.

What you get:

  • Peer support
  • Self-care tips
  • Recreational activities
  • Groups for siblings of a child with ASD
  • Workshops and training sessions on various topics
  • Community resources and educational support for families
  • Assessment of family and student needs for future meetings/workshops
  • Ongoing support network for families
  • Financial support services
  • Assistance with transition planning and coordination
  • Connections with families with kids with ASD
  • Celebration of diverse cultures

 Autism Parent and Caregiver Support Group

  • Judgement-free and welcoming environment
  • Support network of parents with similar journeys
  • Learning opportunity
  • Strong community of like-minded newcomer families

 Autism Sibling Support Group

  • A safe place for siblings to connect
  • Bond with peers with similar journeys
  • Build new relationships

Social Skills Support Group for individuals with ASD.

  • Connect with peers in a safe environment
  • Learn socio-emotional regulation skills
  • Build communication skills