Slideshow Image 1 Autism is a developmental disability that affects 1 in 88 individuals in Ontario. 4 out of 5 are male Slideshow Image 2 Autism is a puzzle. There is no known cause or cure. Impairments range from mild to severe. It is a lifelong condition. Slideshow Image 3 There are therapies and treatments for Autism. A Specialized structured learning environment can improve a person's quality of life. Slideshow Image 4 Families and individuals with Autism need help and support. Slideshow Image 5 Every summer since 1984 ASI has been ddelivered a quality summer program for children and young adults with autism. Slideshow Image 6 Windsor Program with Students and Support Workers Slideshow Image 7 Essex Program with Students and Support Workers

Welcome, News & Events

Welcome to Autism Services Incorporated! We serve the needs of those in our community with Autism Spectrum Disorders and the people who are close to them. We invite you to tour our website and explore the different types of programs and services that we offer.

Whether you would like to visit our resource library, review our support programs, or speak to one of our staff, we would be happy to assist you and your family.

NEW Summer Program Classroom Fund...Help us Reach our Goal and Raise $35,000

Each summer since 1984 Autism Services Inc. and the wonderful program staff have been supporting students with autism during the summer. The six week program is structured in a classroom setting and provides each student with 1 to 1 support. Because of the high level of support, students also get to enjoy fun summer activities in the community like swimming, mini golfing, and visiting splash pads.


See for yourself and discover the wonderful things we do! Listen to families, program staff and the program's founder talk about their experiences and the many benefits of the program.

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2017 Bruce Awad Summer Program

Registration Packages for the 2017 Bruce Awad Summer Program were sent out on November 4, 2016. The deadline to return all completed forms along with a $200 deposit is 4pm Thursday, December 1st, 2016. Applications submitted after this date will not be eligible for the 2017 Summer Program. Please see Summer Program for admissions criteria and other program details.

Partners For Planning Free Webinars

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The Partners for Planning Resource Network offers a variety of free online webcasts to help families help their loved one with a disability live their best life and plan for their future. Registrants will receive an email with a link to join the online webcast 24 hours before the event. For a list of webinars and to register see

Upcoming FREE Webinars:

Call for Board of Director Volunteers

ASI is looking for volunteers with a business or marketing/fundraising background as well members of the community to serve on the Board of Directors. We also have two vacant Board positions for an immediate relative of a child with ASD. You must be 18 years or older and reside in Windsor or Essex County. Please email your resume for consideration. More details here.

Autism Registry for Windsor

Link to the Windsor Police Autism Registry The Autism Registry is the result of a partnership between the Windsor Police Services and Autism Services Inc. The Registry promotes communication and gives police quick access to critical information about a registered person with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a police emergency. The Autism Registry is for individuals of all ages that reside in the City of Windsor and have ASD. For more information and to access the Online Autism Registry click here.

For residents outside of Windsor -- some Essex County Municipalities may have Wandering Persons Lists (eg. LaSalle). Please inquire with your Municipal Office or you local Police Services.

Also, see information on Windsor-Essex Project Lifesaver here.

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Dates & Notes

Library and Office Hours:

Please note we will be closed Fridays starting Dec. 2 until Jan. 6. See our full December/ January and Holiday schedule here. For your convenience, we recommend that you call before visiting the office and library. Click here for location and map.

Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex Chapter

Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex and Autism Ontario/Potential Program are offering some great programs starting in January including PEERS (14plus), Children Friendship Training (ages 7 to 13), Music Therapy (ages 3 to 11), Sibshops (ages 5 to 12) and more. Please contact AO Windsor-Essex by email or at 519-250-1893 for details. Some event information is available here.

ASD Social Club

This club is for adults (18plus) with high functioning Autism/Aspergers who do not require 1:1 support. Events will be organized each month. Individuals must be able to stay on their own. Contact Autism Ontario at 519-250-1893 or email here to sign-up and for more details.

Gymnastics for Children with ASD

Saturdays from 2 until 2:45pm. New session starts November 5 for 7 weeks. Cost is $20 per session for Windsor residents (slight charge for non-residents). Classes are at Oakwood Community Centre, 2520 Cabana Rd. For ages 5 to 10 years with ASD. To register visit any City of Windsor Recreation Facility or call 519-966-6065. See more Recreational Programs in Windsor-Essex.

My Space ASD Social Group

NEW DAY AND TIME. Tuesday mornings starting at 9:30 until 11am at Ska-na Family Learning Centre Ontario Early Years Centre, 1684 Ellrose Ave. An interactive program designed for children ages 3-6 with ASD and their caretakers. For more information please call 519-948-8115 ext. 28 or email. See flyer.

Adult Sensory Reading Circle Winter 2016

Wednesdays from 2pm to 3pm at Budimir Library and Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30am at Riverside Library. For adults with special needs and their support person. For more information call Budimir Library 519-255-6770 ext. 3300. or Riverside Library at 519-255-6770 ext. 6620.

Child and Parent Resouce Institute (CPRI) Educational Catalogue and Webinars

CPRI has many workshops and information sessions for families throughout the year at their centre in London. Some are available through free webinars which you can participate in from your home or office computer. For the most recent schedule please visit their website here. See the CPRI 2016-2017 Educational Catalogue here.

Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Webinar Library

IAN offers free information webinars with professionals and experts in a varity of autism topics. Access the the library of webinars here and watch from your home or office computer at a time convenient for you.

Therapeutic Covers & Weighted Blankets

Locally made weighted blankets and pads. For details and price list see flyer or call Zila Doucette at 519-562-2131 or email.

Autism Services Incorporated of Windsor & Essex County, 3600 Curry Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9E 2T6 Ph. 519-966-7283 Fax 519-966-0301

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