You can make a difference by helping a family access much needed counselling. $25 will provide 30 minutes of support by our knowledgeable and professional staff.
Our family Support Representative receives phone calls and emails from parents across Canada who have a son or daughter they suspect has Autism Spectrum Disorder and ask what their next steps are to help their child. They contact Autism Canada seeking guidance, support, and to talk about resources in their community. We hear from adults who are concerned that they are on the spectrum and want to know how to obtain a diagnosis and what resources are available to them.
Our support person provides integral guidance in the areas of:
- Screening tools
- Obtaining a diagnosis
- Possible interventions
- Understanding behavioural triggers
- Local resources
- Employment and more
This is an extremely valuable service and we strive to make it available to all who need us.