Our Mission, Vision & Values

Since 2008, we have worked to create a more inclusive and accepting community for Autistic individuals and their families.

Our Vision

For every individual on the autism spectrum to be understood, accepted and supported in all community spaces

Our Mission

To provide programs for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, while promoting acceptance and inclusion through community engagement and training initiatives across BC and beyond

We believe that every child on the autism spectrum has the right to play sports.

We believe that every individual on the spectrum and their family has the right to meaningful social connections.

We believe that every Autistic youth should be supported during important transitions into adulthood.

We believe that every community should take action to include and support individuals on the spectrum.

We believe that every Autistic individual has the right to equitable access to meaningful employment.

We believe that people on the spectrum have the right to an active voice: to be heard, valued and seen.

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We are committed to accessibility and maintaining an inclusive environment which is free from discrimination and harassment on prohibited grounds, including race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, political opinion, creed, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital/family status, language, or any other discrimination or harassment prohibited by applicable law.

Looking Ahead

See the principles that have guided our organization's growth within the last three years.

Stay tuned as we aim to release our strategic vision beyond 2024.

Our Strategic Vision