Autism Edmonton enhances the lives of people on the autism spectrum, through knowledge, services and inclusive opportunities.

Champion Awards Categories

Every year, Autism Edmonton hosts Autism Community Awards to honour champions in Edmonton and the surrounding area who have gone above and beyond their call-of-duty to help individuals on the spectrum and their families integrate and participate meaningfully in the community. These champions may be educators, employers, professionals, or other advocates.
Let's recognize the actions of these individuals and organizations who have helped improve our community, as they demonstrate the incredible possibilities that we can achieve together! If you know someone who fits this description, submit the form at the bottom of this page. 

Explanation/Eligibility for Each Category of Award

Business Champion(s)

This award recognizes individuals, teams, or organizations that contribute to the work success of employees with autism or that demonstrate care and support for individuals with autism through the provision of innovative need-fulfilling products and services

Education Champion(s)

This award recognizes individuals or teams of teachers, teaching assistants, and school administrators that go the extra mile to create a learning environment where children with autism could thrive, learn and develop at their highest potential.

Autism Service Champion(s)

This award recognizes individuals or teams of support workers, therapists, organization/program leaders (or other working members of an Autism Service Provider agencies, government department, or community) that provide outstanding service to their clients with autism.   

Community Champion(s)

This award recognizes individuals or teams that act as outstanding champions for the cause of autism either through their effective and significant advocacy efforts, voluntary work with the autism community, creation and/or leadership in events, projects, ventures, or activities that significantly benefited individuals with autism or their families, or leadership in other initiatives that significantly benefit individuals with autism. This category also acknowledges youth community champions.

Deadline for nominations is March 31, 2019.

The Presentation of Awards:

Autism Edmonton will be hosting the Autism Community Champion Awards presentation in conjunction with a guest speaker on Wednesday, April 24th at 6:30 pm.  The event will be hosted in the Inclusion Alberta Boardroom – 11724 Kingsway Ave NW. 

**Click here to continue to the online nomination form!**


Congratulations to 2019 Autism Community Champion Award Recipients!



Congratulations to 2018 Autism Community Champion Award Recipients!