"It is such a relief to know that there are so many people trying to ensure that families get the help they need."
~Parent of a youth with an ASD

The York ASD Partnership

A unique collaborative of community service-providers, government agencies, school boards, hospitals, advocacy organizations and parents working together to improve existing systems of support for children, youth and adults living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in York Region.


NEW! Training Vimeos Now Available (posted 18 April 2017)

Suicide Prevention and Intervention – Adaptations for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The York ASD Partnership and the Mental Health Collaborative are pleased to offer this unique training program for trained Suicide Interventionists.

These 9 modules will offer those already trained as interveners for suicide prevention (ASIST or equivalent) a greater understanding of the unique needs and learning styles of individuals with ASD as well as strategies to adapt existing intervention programs to better meet these needs.

Click on this link and enter the password Prevention to access the 9 modules “ASD and Suicide Prevention: Understanding ASD and Strategies to Enhance Intervention”


York ASD Partnership Strategic Planning Journey
Presentation to MCYS / MCSS Regional Office, Newmarket (April 6, 2017; 10-slide ppt)

The York ASD Partnership Experience: A Guide to Innovative Community Systems Change
After 9 years of planning, collaboration, training and systems change the York ASD Partnership has documented our history, progress, elements of success, learning and future goals in a dynamic, multi-media website www.yorkasdmodel.org  Official Launch was April 2, 2015 ~ World Autism Awareness Day


LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES: Workshops, courses and training in York Region

PARTNERSHIP PROGRESS: YASDP Accomplishments to date (2016.06)

Please also see our Quarterly Communique

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OUR VISION: People with an ASD living to their full potential at home, at school, at work and at play in York Region.

GENERAL INFORMATION bookmark (revised Dec 5, 2014)

General Info Bookmark - Front - Dec 5 14General Info Bookmark - Back - Rev Dec 5 14

Click on the images to view, download, save & print:

  • (front) What is ASD? What Causes ASD? How many people in York Region have ASD?
  • (back) About the York ASD Partnership, our Goals, Plan, Future & Contact info

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The content provided on this website is presented by the York ASD Partnership for information purposes only and is intended for perusal by those interested in learning about ASD and the information and resources provided by the York ASD Partnership. The unique needs of each person with ASD should be considered when making treatment planning decisions. Please consult with your support team.