Autism Ontario

Site: Windsor-Essex Chapter

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-250-1893
Toll Free Phone Head Office: 1-800-472-7789
Fax 519-250-4957
Primary Contact Livia Congi, Chapter and Program Manager
Alternate Contact Kathleen Foubister, Family Support Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-250-9410
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * providing services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) or Aspergers (PDA), their families and caregivers 
* offers support and funding for parents 
* Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) offers support for parents dealing with issues within the education system  
* lobby for improved educational opportunities  
* specialized information and referral 
* Summer Picnic and Christmas Party free to members and their families 
* Directory of support workers. 
* Offer bridging services amongst service providers 
* Privacy and client confidentiality protocols 
* Protocols to obtain signed authorization to release service providers after hours phone numbers 
* Social skills groups, cooking and life skills, tutoring and many more
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed: 9:30 am-5 pm
Meetings * Chapter Leadership Council meets once a month and the Annual General Meeting is once a year in May 
* call for date and times
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility * Persons with Autism and their families or caregivers 
* Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Aspergers, professionals and supporters
Application * Application process required 
* Call for information package
Languages English ; French - Referral to head office for French
Fees Membership - fee of $50 per year
Agency Information
Established 1973 Provincially, 1979 Windsor-Essex Chapter
Funding Donations - Memorial Donations, Wedding Donations, Fashion Show Dinners and fundraising events
Elections May
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
Gino A Marcus Community Centre
1168 Drouillard Rd
Windsor, ON N8Y 2R1
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Entrance and Washroom
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets; Bi-monthly e-news AO Windsor-Essex Chapter 
Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides a resource kit for parents and caregivers of children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Click Here for Details

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