Slideshow Image 1 Autism is a developmental disability that affects 1 in 68 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 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 Spectrum Disorder? Click here to learn more.

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Thank You to all our Supporters for Helping to Make the Carnival Open House a Success!

We had a blast at the 34th Annual Open House on August 10th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. This year, we celebrated our student achievements with the community by hosting a Carnival Open House. Thank you to Teppermans for donating the hotdogs, buns and condiments and to the volunteers from the Harrow Kinsmen for providing and doing the bbqing. We'd also like to thank Carolyn Levesque for her magical face painting skills and Nunzio Angelini from Active Chiropractic, KMS Services-Michael Coombs, and Ken Lapain & Sons for sponsoring Zoo2You who entertained us with their exotic and fascinating animals. We are also grateful to the many volunteers and staff who did an awesome job! Click here to see Snapd Windsor pictures on facebook. Click here to see article from the Harrow News.

Carnival pics


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

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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.

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Classroom Fund UPDATE $6,660

As of September 20, 2017 we have raised $6,660 towards our goal! Thank you to UNIFOR Local 444 Social Justice Fund for the generous $2,500 donation! We woud also like to thank the following for their generous gifts to the Classroom Fund: Jamison Laboratories ($200), Glider Guard Dies and Moulds ($1,325), Associatzaone Maria S.S. Del Rosario ($500), the S/B Golf and Darts Crew ($320). Thank you also to the many donations made online through CanadaHelps.org and to the in memory and in honour of someone or something special.



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Autism Merchandise for Sale

We have a variety of autism awareness merchandise available for purchase at the ASI office. Items include new key chains, lanyards, magnets, silicone bracelets, and more. Most are $5. We also have tee shirts available for $20 (Adult Sizes S, M, L, XL) Please contact the office at 519-966-7283 or email if you would like to purchase any of the items. Tee shirt



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: The Office and Library will be closed Fridays until October 20, 2017. Office hours are 9am to 4pm Monday through Thursday (closed for lunch between 12 and 1pm). We are often away from the office during the Summer Program. For your convenience, we recommend that you call before visiting the office and library. Click here for location and map.


Children's Friendship Training

This FREE 12-week course is an evidence-based, caregiver-assisted social skills intervention for children 6-12 years old with ASD. Beginning September 27 until December 12 from 6pm-7pm. See flyer here. For more information and to register please email Autism Ontario Program Coordinator or Family Support Coordinator or call 519-250-1893.


Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and More

Monday, October 2 at 6:45pm until 8:45pm, at 7025 Enterprise Way, Windsor. Pre-register by September 28, 2017. This presentation provides an understanding of the importance of your child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) and more. Information will be presented by experienced and knowledgeable educators. There will be time for questions and answers. For more details and registration click here or call Windsor Essex Family Network at 519-974-1008. Cost is $5 for pre-registered and $10 after September 28. See Flyer.


Thames Valley Children's Centre Educational Workshops

Workshops on a variety of topics for parents/caregivers of children and youth with ASD and community professionals who work with them. All workshops are in Windsor and take place at the TVCC on Quality Way or at the John McGivney Children Centre on Matchette Rd. Click here to see the list of upcoming workshops and registration details.


Partners For Planning Free Webinars

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Upcoming workshop: Nurturing Family Networks on Wednesday, September 27 at 7pm. 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.


Gymnastics for Children with ASD

Saturdays from 2 until 2:45pm. Sessions starts September 16 and November 4. Cost is $31 per session for Windsor residents (minor surcharge for non-residents). Classes are the South Windsor Recreation Complex, 2555 Pulford. For ages 5 to 10 years with ASD. An adult caregiver must be in attendance. See Activity Guide here and page 42 for more details. To register visit any City of Windsor Recreation Facility or call 519-966-6065. See more Recreational Programs in Windsor-Essex.


Adult Sensory Reading Circle

Mondays from 2:30 tp 3:30pm at Central Library, Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30am at Riverside Library, Wednesdays from 2pm to 3pm at Budimir Library. Come and join for a fun sensory program for adults with special needs. The reading circle will include stories, songs, movement, and art. For adults with special needs and their support person. For more information call 519-255-6770 or visit www.windsorpubliclibrary.com


Community Living Essex Presents Dance Nights

For youth and adults (16 years and up) with developmental disabilities (accompanied with a caregiver or family member if needed). Dances are sponsored by the McGregor Squirettes of Mary under the guidance of Community Living Essex and take place once per month at the Knights of Columbus Hall in McGregor on Fridays from 6:30 until 10pm. Admission is $5. Special Event Nights include Dinner for $15. See 2017-18 schedule here. Next Dance is October 20. For more information contact Community Living Essex at 519-776-6483 ext. 221.


Cineplex Sensory Friendly Screenings

Cineplex Entertainment in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada will be presenting Sensory Friendly Screenings. These screenings will take place approximately every 4-6 weeks on Saturday mornings at 10:30am. Upcoming movie: My Little Pony on Saturday, October 21. More


Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex Chapter

Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex and Autism Ontario/Potential Program are offering some great programs including PEERS, Music and Art Therapy, Sibshops and many more. Please contact AO Windsor-Essex by email or at 519-250-1893 for details. Some event information is available here. Potential Programme events here.


ASD Social Club

This club is for adults (18plus) with high functioning Autism 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.




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