Welcome, News & Events
Welcome to Autism Services Incorporated! We serve the needs of those in our community of Windsor and Essex County with
Autism Spectrum Disorder 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.
What is Autism Specturm Disorder? Click here to learn more.
Support Workers for the
2017 Summer Program
Applicants for Support Workers for the 2017 Bruce Awad Summer Program must complete the Employment Application Package and sumbit it to the ASI office by March 4, 2017. For details and to download an Employment Application Package please click here.
NEW Summer Program Classroom Fund...Help us Reach our Goal and Raise $35,000
WATCH THE VIDEO
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.
To make an online tax deductible donation to the Summer Program Classroom Fund and help us reach our goal please visit our campaign page at CanadaHelps.com. If you prefer to make a donation by cheque please see details here.
Classroom Fund UPDATE
As of January 12th, 2017 we have raised $3,056.00 towards our goal! Thank you to Glider Guard Dies and Moulds, Associatzaone Maria S.S. Del Rosario, the S/B Golf and Darts Crew. Thank you also to the donations made online through CanadaHelps.org.
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2017 March Break Funding
Autism Ontario 2017 March Break Reimbursement Fund is available to Ontario families who either retain the services of a one-to-one support worker or pay for a March Break camp/program for their child/youth with ASD. Maximum reimbursements of $350 per child or youth (18 years or younger) will be made to subsidize services purchased between March 13 and March 17, 2017. Reimbursement will be made based on random selection made from all eligible applicants who apply between December 12, 2016 and January 20, 2017. For more information click here. To apply online click here.
2017 Bruce Awad Summer Program
The application process for the 2017 Bruce Awad Summer Program is now over. Summer Program status letters will be sent out at the end of January 2017. If you are interested in receiving a 2018 application package please see Summer Program for admissions criteria and other program details.
Partners For Planning Free Webinars
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 www.partnersforplanning.ca.
Upcoming FREE Webinars:
Planning Beyond Graduation: Helping students move into the next phase of life
- Part 1: Wednesday, January 18 at 7pm
Part 2: Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm Parts 3: Thursday, February 2 at 7pm
- Into To The R.D.S.P. - Thursday, January 19 at 3pm
- Nurturing Family Networks - Tuesday, February 7 at 7pm
- Into To The R.D.S.P. - Wednesday, February 15 at 11am
- Your Child and Special Education: Questions and Answers for Getting the Supports your Child Needs - Tuesdau, February 21 at 7pm
Accessibility Awareness Day 2017 with Temple Grandin
The University of Windsor's 4th Annual Accessibility Awareness Day "Accessibility in Your Passion". Thursday, March 2nd 2017 at CAW Student Centre - Ambassador Auditorium and Commons Area. Keynote Speaker is Temple Grandin, author of many books, a noted animal expert and advocate for autistic populations. Ms. Grandin, a person with high functioning autism was the subject of the award winning movie, "Temple Grandin." More details here.
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
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.