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03
Dec
Vertically inclined
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Occasio Junior & Senior
04
Dec
Aviation Museum & Games
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Occasio Junior & Senior
05
Dec
Overklocked
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Occasio Junior
06
Dec
Overklocked
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Occasio Senior
07
Dec
Rooks to Cooks
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Occasio Junior & Senior
07
Dec
The League
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The League
08
Dec
The League
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Autistic Adults Discussion Group
08
Dec
ACTIVATE - NEW
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Occasio Junior & Senior
10
Dec
Holiday Decorating + Movies
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Occasio Junior & Senior
11
Dec
Galaxyland
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Occasio Junior & Senior
12
Dec
Candy Cane Lane
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Occasio Junior & Senior
12
Dec
The League
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Women's Discussion Group
13
Dec
Office Gaming
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Occasio Junior & Senior
14
Dec
The League
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LGBTQ2S+ Discussion Group
15
Dec
Clarview Swim
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Occasio Junior & Senior
15
Dec
The League
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Partners Of Autistic Adults Discussion Group
17
Dec
Terwillegar Swim
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Occasio Junior
17
Dec
Terwillegar Swim
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Occasio Senior
17
Dec
The League
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The League
18
Dec
FitSet Ninja
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Occasio Junior
18
Dec
FitSet Ninja
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Occasio Senior
20
Dec
Foam Fighters
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Occasio Junior & Senior
21
Dec
The League
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The League
22
Dec
Bonnie Doon Bowling
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Occasio Junior & Senior
27
Dec
Laser City
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Occasio Junior & Senior

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Testimonials

A Parent of a Child on the Spectrum

We appreciated meeting with other parents, as we did not feel alone, with our troubles.

A Parent of a Child on the Spectrum
Autism Edmonton (Logo)

A Parent of an Autistic Adult

As parents, we felt so supported and validated when we took part in the Parents of Adults discussion. The struggles are real and networking to support families is so important. We are grateful for the expertise of guest speakers that come out to help parents navigate options for their child.

A Parent of an Autistic Adult
Autism Edmonton (Logo)

Cycle for Autism Edmonton Participant

We had a lot of fun last year with Elliot's team Golden Hearts and we would love to do it again this year.

Cycle for Autism Edmonton Participant
Autism Edmonton (Logo)

Mother of a child on the spectrum

I think Occasio Junior is a good fit for us because my child needs more exposure to peers and the opportunity to make friends. It’s also important to me that he learns independence and life skills. I know it will take him longer than a typical child to learn these things, so having the opportunity to be exposed to these types of situations over an extended period gives me much more hope for his future.

Mother of a child on the spectrum
Autism Edmonton (Logo)

P.G.

My son Thomas is new to the League and has been able to attend a handful of events. One thing that I think is really great is those who join can pick and choose their events and there is absolutely NO pressure to attend …it’s the last thing those on the spectrum need - they feel it enough in their everyday lives! One thing that has been a blessing for Thomas is through the League he has gotten his very first job!

P.G.
Autism Edmonton (Logo)

K.S.

The events and opportunities afforded to me by the Autism Society are great. As an example, I was unaware of a place in Edmonton that taught cooking and allowed you to eat the meals you created. I never thought I was looking for that, but it was a great experience, nonetheless.

K.S.
Autism Edmonton (Logo)

V.O.

I've tried many groups for support. The League is hands down the best. I've made friends and have gotten support and understanding of my disability. As well how to manage. I love the League.

V.O.
Autism Edmonton (Logo)

A.K.

The League is an inclusive environment where being my autistic self is no longer my worry. In a world where I constantly contrast my experiences of how I interact with how others expect me to interact, it's nice to enjoy a group of people, safe in the knowledge that I will be asked about it if anyone has a problem; it's a group where I only have to worry about enjoying myself.

A.K.

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