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Discover the Autism Spectrum and Adoptive Parenting | Two Part Event (Regional ARE)

November 27, 2023 - November 28, 2023

Discover the Autism Spectrum and Adoptive Parenting

We invite you this November to a two-part event called Discover the Autism Spectrum and Adoptive Parenting. This two-part series, led by the AdoptOntario program, will be showcased at the ACO’s Adoption and Permanency Education Month! Sign up and join us this November 27th and 28th!

Part One (Webinar)

Whether you are certain or simply curious about adopting a child who lives with a diagnosis of Autism, our expert-led event is here to guide you. At this webinar, you can gain insights, learn about parenting strategies, and discover how to provide a nurturing home for a child or youth who is impacted by Autism and needs a permanent home.

Date: Monday, November 27th, 2023
Time: 7:30-9:00 PM
Location: Zoom Platform
Cost: No Fee
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 24th, 2023

Part Two (In Person)

Join us in person for part two of this event! The evening will be spent discussing and learning more about the public adoption process and children and teens on the Autism spectrum in need of a loving family. We warmly welcome families at any stage of their adoption journey to engage with CAS agencies from across the province and gain valuable insights from experts in the field.

Participating Agencies: Catholic CAS of Toronto, Bruce Grey Child & Family Services, CAS Toronto, CAS Hamilton, Kawarthra-Haliburton CAS, Peel CAS, CAS of York Region and Family and Children’s Services of Niagara.

Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 2023
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto | 2206 Eglinton Ave E., Toronto, ON M1L 4S7
Parking: Paid parking is available onsite 
Public Transportation: Accessible by TTC | Plan your trip here!
Event Cost: No Fee
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 24th, 2023 | Registration for part two is limited

Did you know November is Adoption Awareness Month in North America? Register here for the ACO’s Adoption and Permanency Education Month to learn and connect with others in the adoption galaxy this November. Registration includes free webinars, panels, quick bite chats, and meet-ups.

Recommended Resources for this Event

In preparation for the Discover the Autism Spectrum and Adoptive Parenting event, we welcome you to explore these resources.

Free Webinar offered by Autism Ontario: Diversity of the Autistic Brain: from genes to brains, to interventions and lived experience perspectives with Dr. Anagnostou. Watch the webinar here!

Free Webinar offered by Autism Ontario: Education Series: Navigating Special Education. Watch the webinar here!

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This announcement is produced by the AdoptOntario program for prospective adoptive families and adoption workers and practitioners in Ontario. The information is intended to educate those interested in adoption about news, events and programs pertinent to their practice and/or journey. AdoptOntario is a program operated by the Adoption Council of Ontario, funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. Copyright 2023 AdoptOntario. All Rights Reserved.


November 27, 2023
November 28, 2023
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