Category: CASDA in the News

ANNOUNCEMENT: CANADIAN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTOR 2020 NOMINATION/ELECTION PROCESS

  ANNOUNCEMENT: CANADIAN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTOR 2020 NOMINATION/ELECTION PROCESS Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA) is directly accountable to its members through its 15-person Board of Directors. CASDA’s Board of Directors is responsible for providing the strategic leadership and operational support necessary to establish and meet CASDA’s vision, mission, goals and […]

CASDA Partners with Kids Brain Health Training Program

The federal government has announced its commitment to develop a National Autism Strategy. The Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA) will be supporting the creation of this Strategy in five key areas in the CASDA’s Blueprint: access/affordability, information, employment, housing, and research. The Kids Brain Health Training Program, partnered with the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance […]

CASDA on CTV’s Your Morning Show

On December 23, CASDA’s Dr. Jonathan Lai and self-advocate Terry Batley spoke with Ben Mulroney on CTV’s Your Morning show to discuss the development of a national autism strategy. You can watch the video by clicking on the link here.     

2020 Call for Proposals

Application Deadline – January 31, 2020    The 2020 Canadian Autism Leadership Summit (CALS) is a place to share ideas and challenges that affect Canadians across the country. Building on what we have learned from previous Summits, the 2020 agenda will provide opportunities to Connect, Inform, Act and Sustain pan-Canadian linkages across policy, practice and […]

Justin Trudeau Announces Endorsement for Development of a National Autism Strategy

Le texte français suit. Justin Trudeau Announces Endorsement for Development of a National Autism Strategy For Immediate Release: (December 9, 2019): The Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA) welcomes the news that the Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada announced his support for the development of a National Autism Strategy. The Prime Minister’s announcement […]

ONTARIO FAMILIES REGISTER TO LEARN MORE ON AUTISM FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

The Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA) supports the investment of $333 million for the new Ontario autism program for children and youth. “More children and youth will receive critical interventions sooner and achieve improved outcomes through services that are better matched to their need.” –Ontario Budget 2016 From the National Needs Assessment, we know […]

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