Together for Autism

About Together for Autism:

  • Together for Autism (formerly Toonies for Autism) is a fundraising campaign that was started in 2002 by Autism Ontario (formerly Autism Society Ontario) to increase awareness and raise money for research.
  • Schools, families and communities play a vital role in generating awareness and understanding and building support systems for people affected by autism.
  • Toonies for Autism is usually the last Friday in April, but schools are encouraged to select a date that best meets their needs.
  • A Campaign coordinator can be a teacher, educational assistant, parent, parent council member or student council member.
  • Resource materials include brochures, flyers, videos, posters and learning activities for students.
  • More than $630,000 has been raised since 2002.
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