Sumac has proven to be a most useful tool for the Society. We are now able to effectively manage a growing database of membership and professional contacts, as well as donors. Prior to installing Sumac, regular contact with our membership was a challenge – now we are able to send correspondence on a regular basis and with ease. We appreciate the prompt and courteous support that Peter and his staff continue to provide. – Rebecca Shay, Manager, Outreach & Operations
The Aspergers Society of Ontario was founded in 2000 by parents of children with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and concerned professionals. We are the only agency in Ontario that is solely devoted to serving the AS population.
Our mission is to provide education, resources and support to individuals with AS, their families, educators, medical and mental health professionals, employers, government and the community, to enable individuals with AS to realize their potential as fully contributing members of their community.
The goals of the Aspergers Society are to improve public and professional awareness and understanding of the unique challenges, strengths and needs of individuals with AS and their families, promote and support research and the development of diagnostic, treatment and education programs for those with AS, provide information and referrals for families and professionals and others interested in AS and initiate programs and services which respond to the needs of those with AS and their families.
Our recently launched website provides invaluable information and resources, and we are continually updating this information as information becomes available to the Society.