Autism Edmonton enhances the lives of families and individuals living with autism, by providing life-long support and creating awareness, acceptance, and opportunities in our community.

Autism Edmonton Mentor Programs


Autism Edmonton is excited to launch two new Mentor programs:
AAMP (Adults with Autism Mentor Program)
Autism Edmonton is piloting a volunteer program that will offer one-on-one volunteer mentor support for adults who have been diagnosed with, or suspect they have, autism spectrum disorder in one of 5 main areas:
  1. Employment Support: securing paid or volunteer work, coaching for individuals who are already employed, career advancement.
  2. Business/Self Employment Support: starting a business, or support in specific areas of business development.
  3. Special Interests: share a passion for a particular hobby or area of interest.
  4. Social Support: get together for social outings of mutual interest, or support a mentee on their pursuits.
  5. Education Support: mentor an individual who is currently enrolled in post-secondary education, or planning to pursue more education.
Mentoring support is tailored to each individual's need.
To learn more about becoming a mentor or mentee with AAMP please email volunteer@autismedmonton.org or contact us at 780-453-3971 ext 1.
P2P (Parent to Parent) Mentor Program
Autism Edmonton is piloting a volunteer program that will offer one-on-one support for parents of a child (or children) who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in 4 main areas:
  1. Education Support: learning to navigate the preschool, public grade school, private school, home school, or post-secondary or any other kind of formal learning system.
  2. Personal/Resource Information Support: share the general challenges of parenting with and/or learn more about resources in the community with someone who has shared that experience.
  3. Transitioning Support: navigate life’s inevitable changes with the support of a parent who has already gone through this.
  4. Social Support: share some leisure and self-care time in a common area of interest.
Mentoring support is tailored to each individual's need.
To learn more about becoming a mentor or mentee with P2P please email volunteer@autismedmonton.org or contact us at 780-453-3971 ext 1.