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 […]
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 […]
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.
CALS 2020 Poster Format Your research, program or service could be described on a printed poster or by photographs, graphics and pieces of text that you attach to the presentation panel. All posters must be presented in both official languages – English and French. You will be provided with a maximum surface area of 4’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
Call for Autistic Self-Advocates CASDA is looking for autistic self-advocates to help plan the 2020 Canadian Autism Leadership Summit by joining the Lived Experience Subcommittee. The subcommittee will meet regularly (likely every week or two between late November and late February), and will be responsible for promoting opportunities for those with lived autism experience to […]
Connect. Inform. Act. Sustain. Change makers from across Canada working together. Save the Date We’re back for the 6th Annual Canadian Autism Leadership Summit on April 20-21, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario! Join us and be a part of one of the largest gatherings of autism experts, advocates and policy makers from provinces and territories across […]