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 […]

CASDA is looking for autistic self-advocates to help plan the 2020 Canadian Autism Leadership Summit by joining the Lived Experience Subcommittee

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 […]

Save the Date! 6th Annual Canadian Autism Leadership Summit is coming up!

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 […]

Welcome

The Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA) was formed July 2007 shortly after the Senate Committee Report “Pay Now or Pay Later: Autism Families in Crisis”.  During this time the federal government sent a clear message to the autism community: We need to work together with a unified voice. The autism community responded by forming […]

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 […]

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CASDA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has been guiding the newly incorporated CASDA through the requirements of a not for profit organization within Canada. To that end, we have begun preparations for the first Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the new CASDA, which will be held in April as part of the National ASD Leadership Summit. A […]

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