Autism Ontario Simcoe Chapter

Autism Ontario Simcoe Chapter A regional chapter of Autism Ontario, supported by parent volunteers. We provide information, support and friendship to families living with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Simcoe County Chapter.

www.autismontario.com/simcoe Autism Ontario is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact. The association and its chapters share a common goals of providing information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services for the autism commu

www.autismontario.com/simcoe Autism Ontario is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact. The association and its chapters share a common goals of providing information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services for the autism commu

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New Launch Announcement : Autism Ontario & @Apex Academy Online launch Autism Career Connections, free online learning m...
11/04/2021

New Launch Announcement : Autism Ontario & @Apex Academy Online launch Autism Career Connections, free online learning modules for autistic job seekers and employers.
Learn more about this new and exciting initiative here: https://bit.ly/AOCareerConnections

New Launch Announcement : Autism Ontario & @Apex Academy Online launch Autism Career Connections, free online learning modules for autistic job seekers and employers.
Learn more about this new and exciting initiative here: https://bit.ly/AOCareerConnections

From pumpkin picking to cookie decorating, our Simcoe families sure had a spooktacular Halloween 🎃  Huge thanks to our d...
11/03/2021

From pumpkin picking to cookie decorating, our Simcoe families sure had a spooktacular Halloween 🎃 Huge thanks to our donors for helping us make these activities possible.

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10/26/2021

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October 30 is Canada's Wonderland Hallowe'en Haunt!
Does your Teen like scary, spooky experiences, do they love ghosts, vampires and monsters? Is Hallowe’en their favourite time of year? If yes, then Canada’s Wonderland’s Hallowe’en Haunt is the place to be!
Tickets are only good for Saturday, October 30th, 2021.

Get tickets here: https://www.autismontario.com/civicrm/event/info?id=6374

Calling all creative adults & teens!  We have a few spaces left in our art class tomorrow evening.  Join Jillian as she ...
10/25/2021

Calling all creative adults & teens! We have a few spaces left in our art class tomorrow evening. Join Jillian as she guides you through the steps to make your own Halloween themed painting. Register here - https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-art-night-adults-teens-tickets-190341084307

Calling all creative adults & teens! We have a few spaces left in our art class tomorrow evening. Join Jillian as she guides you through the steps to make your own Halloween themed painting. Register here - https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-art-night-adults-teens-tickets-190341084307

** Volunteer Opportunity ** Would you like to help us raise funds for programming?  Are you free every other Friday betw...
10/20/2021

** Volunteer Opportunity **

Would you like to help us raise funds for programming? Are you free every other Friday between 11am and 1pm?
We are looking for 2 volunteers to lead our fundraising efforts at the Delta Gaming Centre in Barrie.

Our Bingo representatives are vital to our chapter's fundraising efforts and this role will play a key part in fundraising for our programs and activities.

Please email [email protected] today if you're interested in information or to apply!

** Volunteer Opportunity **

Would you like to help us raise funds for programming? Are you free every other Friday between 11am and 1pm?
We are looking for 2 volunteers to lead our fundraising efforts at the Delta Gaming Centre in Barrie.

Our Bingo representatives are vital to our chapter's fundraising efforts and this role will play a key part in fundraising for our programs and activities.

Please email [email protected] today if you're interested in information or to apply!

Does your Teen like scary, spooky experiences?  Do they love ghosts, vampires and monsters? Is Hallowe’en their favourit...
10/18/2021

Does your Teen like scary, spooky experiences? Do they love ghosts, vampires and monsters? Is Hallowe’en their favourite time of year? If yes, then Canada’s Wonderland Hallowe’en Haunt is the place to be!

Autism Ontario is offering tickets for $15 per person to attend this scary celebration on Saturday, October 30th.

We have a limited number of tickets available. Maximum tickets per person is 4.

***Registration opens Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 12:00pm***

Details & registration: https://www.autismontario.com/civicrm/event/info?id=6374&reset=1

Does your Teen like scary, spooky experiences? Do they love ghosts, vampires and monsters? Is Hallowe’en their favourite time of year? If yes, then Canada’s Wonderland Hallowe’en Haunt is the place to be!

Autism Ontario is offering tickets for $15 per person to attend this scary celebration on Saturday, October 30th.

We have a limited number of tickets available. Maximum tickets per person is 4.

***Registration opens Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 12:00pm***

Details & registration: https://www.autismontario.com/civicrm/event/info?id=6374&reset=1

📣 CALLING ALL ADULTS WITH ASD 📣Adult Virtual Cooking Program (ages 18+) 🍴Join our 5-week cooking program led by Chef Ant...
10/18/2021

📣 CALLING ALL ADULTS WITH ASD 📣
Adult Virtual Cooking Program (ages 18+) 🍴

Join our 5-week cooking program led by Chef Anthony Go, a graduate of George Brown Chef School and fellow adult with ASD!
📍 Learn More & Register Here: https://www.autismontario.com/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=6223
🕔 Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
📅 Nov. 4 - Dec. 2, 2021

📣 CALLING ALL ADULTS WITH ASD 📣
Adult Virtual Cooking Program (ages 18+) 🍴

Join our 5-week cooking program led by Chef Anthony Go, a graduate of George Brown Chef School and fellow adult with ASD!
📍 Learn More & Register Here: https://www.autismontario.com/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=6223
🕔 Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
📅 Nov. 4 - Dec. 2, 2021

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10/11/2021

Timeline Photos

Inclusive Recreation Programs
09/29/2021
Inclusive Recreation Programs

Inclusive Recreation Programs

The SCDSB offers a variety of inclusive social and recreational programs for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The programs focus on using recreation, music and play to support social skills development. Programs are typically run in fall, winter and spring sessions. Parents/gu...

A beautiful share from Robert & Sarah who took part in our Adult/Teen Art Class last night 🎨  Huge thanks to Wild Life F...
09/29/2021

A beautiful share from Robert & Sarah who took part in our Adult/Teen Art Class last night 🎨 Huge thanks to Wild Life Fitness and Recreation for hosting this fun workshop, and to our talented artists for sharing!

Stay tuned... The date for our October class will be announced soon!

A beautiful share from Robert & Sarah who took part in our Adult/Teen Art Class last night 🎨 Huge thanks to Wild Life Fitness and Recreation for hosting this fun workshop, and to our talented artists for sharing!

Stay tuned... The date for our October class will be announced soon!

Timeline Photos
09/28/2021

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The journey from youth to adult can be a challenge. Autism Ontario has resources to help you as you navigate this transition. For more information on Autism Ontario’s Journey to Adulthood supports, please see: https://www.autismontario.com/transition

No plans Saturday night.  Want to see the latest Marvel Movie Shang-Chi or Disney's Jungle Cruise? York & Simcoe - Drive...
09/22/2021

No plans Saturday night. Want to see the latest Marvel Movie Shang-Chi or Disney's Jungle Cruise?
York & Simcoe - Drive In Night
Take the family out for a fun movie night under the stars!
Date/Time: Saturday September 25th, 2021 7:00 PM
Location: The Stardusk Drive In 893 Mt Albert Rd Sharon, ON
Register and Review Information Here: https://bit.ly/3keCwr9

No plans Saturday night. Want to see the latest Marvel Movie Shang-Chi or Disney's Jungle Cruise?
York & Simcoe - Drive In Night
Take the family out for a fun movie night under the stars!
Date/Time: Saturday September 25th, 2021 7:00 PM
Location: The Stardusk Drive In 893 Mt Albert Rd Sharon, ON
Register and Review Information Here: https://bit.ly/3keCwr9

York & Simcoe - Drive In NightTake the family out for a fun movie night under the stars!Date/Time:  Saturday September 2...
09/16/2021

York & Simcoe - Drive In Night
Take the family out for a fun movie night under the stars!
Date/Time: Saturday September 25th, 2021 7:00 PM
Location: The Stardusk Drive In 893 Mt Albert Rd Sharon, ON
Register and Review Information Here: https://bit.ly/3keCwr9

York & Simcoe - Drive In Night
Take the family out for a fun movie night under the stars!
Date/Time: Saturday September 25th, 2021 7:00 PM
Location: The Stardusk Drive In 893 Mt Albert Rd Sharon, ON
Register and Review Information Here: https://bit.ly/3keCwr9

Inclusive Recreation Programs
09/16/2021
Inclusive Recreation Programs

Inclusive Recreation Programs

The SCDSB offers a variety of inclusive social and recreational programs for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The programs focus on using recreation, music and play to support social skills development. Programs are typically run in fall, winter and spring sessions. Parents/gu...

This #ThankfulThursday we’d like to extend a huge thank you to Jason Hoffman and his family for their recent generous do...
09/09/2021

This #ThankfulThursday we’d like to extend a huge thank you to Jason Hoffman and his family for their recent generous donation of $1,350 to the Simcoe County Chapter!

Over the summer Jason worked to raise funds by cycling and organizing a baseball tournament, and we’re thankful to have been the recipient of his donations. Thank you for helping us continue to fund programs and activities for families in Simcoe County!

This #ThankfulThursday we’d like to extend a huge thank you to Jason Hoffman and his family for their recent generous donation of $1,350 to the Simcoe County Chapter!

Over the summer Jason worked to raise funds by cycling and organizing a baseball tournament, and we’re thankful to have been the recipient of his donations. Thank you for helping us continue to fund programs and activities for families in Simcoe County!

We're back at it for 2021!  All are welcome to join the Autism Ontario Simcoe County Scotiabank Charity Challenge team a...
09/08/2021

We're back at it for 2021! All are welcome to join the Autism Ontario Simcoe County Scotiabank Charity Challenge team as we gear up to run this October and raise money for our chapter!

Gather your friends, family or choose to run (or walk) solo in support of the Simcoe Chapter. After registering on our team, you'll be able to start spreading the word and sharing your own fundraising page. REGISTER HERE - https://raceroster.com/redirect?id=13724610&destination=https%253A%252F%252Fraceroster.com%252F48139%253Faff%253D479VJ

Reach out to [email protected] with any questions!

We're back at it for 2021! All are welcome to join the Autism Ontario Simcoe County Scotiabank Charity Challenge team as we gear up to run this October and raise money for our chapter!

Gather your friends, family or choose to run (or walk) solo in support of the Simcoe Chapter. After registering on our team, you'll be able to start spreading the word and sharing your own fundraising page. REGISTER HERE - https://raceroster.com/redirect?id=13724610&destination=https%253A%252F%252Fraceroster.com%252F48139%253Faff%253D479VJ

Reach out to [email protected] with any questions!

So long August! Thank you to all of the families that participated in our Beach Bucket Bingo Challenge this summer!  It'...
08/31/2021

So long August! Thank you to all of the families that participated in our Beach Bucket Bingo Challenge this summer! It's been a joy seeing all your wonderful summer fun photos roll in 😀

Our Adult & Teen Art Class continues to grow every month and is bursting with talent!  Check out these beautiful pieces ...
08/25/2021

Our Adult & Teen Art Class continues to grow every month and is bursting with talent! Check out these beautiful pieces from last nights class with Wild Life Fitness and Recreation.

Thanks so much to Barrie Bingo Sponsors Association for their continued support in helping us fund this activity.

We held a random draw to award a DQ gift card to our 'Beach Bucket Bingo' winner.  Thanks to everyone who sent us their ...
08/23/2021

We held a random draw to award a DQ gift card to our 'Beach Bucket Bingo' winner. Thanks to everyone who sent us their cards and pictures. It was great to see how many fun activities our families have enjoyed this summer.

We held a random draw to award a DQ gift card to our 'Beach Bucket Bingo' winner. Thanks to everyone who sent us their cards and pictures. It was great to see how many fun activities our families have enjoyed this summer.

We love receiving photos of your masterpieces!  Check out this beautiful painting from one of the artists in our July 'T...
08/09/2021

We love receiving photos of your masterpieces! Check out this beautiful painting from one of the artists in our July 'Teen & Adult Art Night'.

Want to join in the fun? Sign up for our August class here - https://bit.ly/3fMzE2i

We love receiving photos of your masterpieces! Check out this beautiful painting from one of the artists in our July 'Teen & Adult Art Night'.

Want to join in the fun? Sign up for our August class here - https://bit.ly/3fMzE2i

We LOVE receiving photos!  Check out these talented crafters from our July Kids Club.  So fun 😀Thanks to Wild Life Fitne...
07/29/2021

We LOVE receiving photos! Check out these talented crafters from our July Kids Club. So fun 😀

Thanks to Wild Life Fitness and Recreation for hosting, and a huge thank you to Barrie Bingo Sponsors Association for sponsoring this activity for Simcoe families!

Looking for something to do on a rainy day?  There are few spaces remaining in tonight's virtual yoga class with RISING ...
07/29/2021

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? There are few spaces remaining in tonight's virtual yoga class with RISING PHOENIX Yoga & Fitness. Register here - https://bit.ly/3lgWXVg

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? There are few spaces remaining in tonight's virtual yoga class with RISING PHOENIX Yoga & Fitness. Register here - https://bit.ly/3lgWXVg

Have you applied for the "Adult Summer Social Fund" yet? For details & to apply, visit https://bit.ly/3kcykJ4If you've a...
07/22/2021

Have you applied for the "Adult Summer Social Fund" yet? For details & to apply, visit https://bit.ly/3kcykJ4

If you've already submitted your application, Autism Ontario Simcoe Chapter will be contacting you over the coming week. Please email [email protected] with any questions. .

Have you applied for the "Adult Summer Social Fund" yet? For details & to apply, visit https://bit.ly/3kcykJ4

If you've already submitted your application, Autism Ontario Simcoe Chapter will be contacting you over the coming week. Please email [email protected] with any questions. .

Wow!! Last nights Kids Club was a huge success!  LOVING all of these amazing jellyfish shares from Simcoe families 😀Than...
06/23/2021

Wow!! Last nights Kids Club was a huge success! LOVING all of these amazing jellyfish shares from Simcoe families 😀

Thank you Wild Life Fitness and Recreation for hosting such a fun evening & to Barrie Bingo Sponsors Association for helping us fund this activity for families.

Grab your yoga mat and get ready to move!  Autism Ontario Simcoe County Chapter is excited to partner with Helen of RISI...
06/22/2021

Grab your yoga mat and get ready to move!

Autism Ontario Simcoe County Chapter is excited to partner with Helen of RISING PHOENIX Yoga & Fitness to offer yoga classes for the whole family - All ages & abilities! Join us this Thursday - https://bit.ly/35GjfXG

Grab your yoga mat and get ready to move!

Autism Ontario Simcoe County Chapter is excited to partner with Helen of RISING PHOENIX Yoga & Fitness to offer yoga classes for the whole family - All ages & abilities! Join us this Thursday - https://bit.ly/35GjfXG

Autistic adults & teens are invited to join a virtual art class!All you need for this art session are paints (primary co...
06/21/2021

Autistic adults & teens are invited to join a virtual art class!

All you need for this art session are paints (primary colours, white and black) and Qtips. Jill from Wild Life Fitness and Recreation will guide you through the steps to make your own summer themed masterpiece!

Register here - https://bit.ly/35CLNkW

Autistic adults & teens are invited to join a virtual art class!

All you need for this art session are paints (primary colours, white and black) and Qtips. Jill from Wild Life Fitness and Recreation will guide you through the steps to make your own summer themed masterpiece!

Register here - https://bit.ly/35CLNkW

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80 Bradford St Unit 317
Barrie, ON
L4N 6S7

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 2:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 2:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 2:30pm
Thursday 9am - 2:30pm

Telephone

705.252.7429

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