Autism Society Ontario
announces a special meeting in Guelph on 5 May:


          Supporting Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder


Wednesday May 5, 2004

10:30am- 2:30pm, lunch included

ltalian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St., Guelph, Ontario N1E 2Y9

$20.00 per person (to be collected on site)

Facilitator: Dr. John Lord


We look forward to seeing you in Guelph!  Get directions to the Italian Canadian Club at for a map or driving directions from your address.




10-10:30am               Registration
10:30am- noon          Overview & Common needs/goals

                                   (what is good & needs expanding; what is not & needs work)
Noon-12:40pm           Working Lunch- Soup &
Buffet provided
12:40- 2:30pm           Strategies & Action Plan


Active participation from all people present will drive the outcomes for the day!



Prior to the meeting you may want to have a look at the following materials online at the OAARSN website:

Report on the London conference last October Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults: Exploding the Myth:

Our Most Vulnerable Citizens: report of the OSAC/ASO Autism Task Force in


Text of the leaflet OAARSN produced for the Ontario Ministry of Education's conference Teaching Students with Autism: Enhancing Capacity in Ontario Schools, September 10-12, 2003.


More detailed report on situation and issues in Guelph-Wellington in August 2003

To view and respond to the Adult Autism Needs Survey (2004 version):




For further information don’t hesitate to contact:


Patricia Gallin

Program Support

Autism Society
King St. W, Suite 004
Toronto, ON    M6K 3C5

Mailing address- 11 Lonsdale Dr, London, ON N6G 1T4