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Minister Jean-Yves Duclos speaking to CALS participants

Canadian Autism Leadership Summit 2023 Calls for Continued Partnerships & Greater Collaboration Across Jurisdictions

Autism Alliance of Canada hosted the 9th Annual Canadian Autism Leadership Summit (CALS2023), a three-day event that welcomed over 250 Autistic persons, family members, researchers, politicians, service providers and policy makers from across the country. CALS2023 highlighted the importance of listening and learning from a diversity of perspectives, working together to build a solid foundation, and adopting practices from around the globe.

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Federal Budget Expands Ready, Willing & Able Across Canada

We are pleased to announce that the national employment program, Ready, Willing and Able (RWA), has secured funding necessary to ensure its continued delivery until at least October 2027. RWA is designed to increase the labour force participation of job seekers with an intellectual disability or on the autism spectrum.