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Honored with

Queen's Golden Jubilee Award  2002


   CNAF President   

   Honoured with another  

  Queens Diamond Jubilee

           Award 2012




Now Accepting Applications for Grant

Disbursements in 2014

Must be submitted by the end of Dec.

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Disbursed By Apil 2014

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                                    Welcome to the official

                          Canadian National Autism Foundation

                                           (CNAF) website.


  We are a foundation that was formed in June 2000 by

parents and caregivers of people with autism.The CNAF

is dedicated to promoting autism awareness, assisting

families with information they require and raising funds to

support Canadian based autism research.

Please browse our site for information about

our foundation, autism events, current research studies, and

   information about autism. 

A Picture Of A Train
Illustration by Nathan, 8 year old with PDD/Autism


The Canadian National Autism Foundation

is Very Pleased and Proud to Announce our

New Partnership with

      The Dave Andreychuk Foundation  


                                                                                         Photo by Ken                     

Dave Andreychuk was a special guest at the Canadian National Autism Foundation

Celebrity Fundraiser.
           Other celebrity guests: Bryan Potvin; Northern Pikes, Walter Gretzky, Dave Dykstra   

Sprint Car Driver, Harry Howell; NHL Legend, David Clemmer; Style by Jury,           

                          Janette Ewen;Co-Host of Inside the Box with Ty Pennington

to view video click link below



Are you interested in Learning to be Social?

Learn from your peers who share explanations, tips and strategies. Discover how to leverage your strengths when Learning To Be Social! to get to the page with the coarse please click this link


Based on the training methods of Gail Hawkinsfounder of Hawkins Institute in Toronto, and author of How To Find Work That Works for People With Asperger Syndrome – “Learning to be Social” is an interactive web-based training series for people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) – featuring people with ASD.

The series uses a positive, respectful approach; incorporates interactive quizzes to improve retention and foster learning; and focuses on building a strategic skills’ foundation to help people with ASD improve their social interactions. It integrates a workbook designed with both the viewer and a “Support Companion” e.g. family member, teacher or councellor, in mind. The workbook provides explanations, exercises and assignments as well as observation templates and instruction to anyone supporting the viewer people.

The 21 people with ASD who collaborated in the production of this series offer unique perspectives, strategies and insights that bring learning to be social to a new level.

to get to the page with the coarse please click this link

Learning To Be Social

  • Featuring an Interactive Workbook

    with exercises, games and worksheets to support learning, retention and to help apply lessons in the real world. The workbook also provides tips and notes for the person supporting you in learning to be social.

Here is the link to the promotional video for the course :


This is for the second series below from the continued above e-learning program

Text Box: 2014 CNAF, in partnership with Hawkins Institute has received a $35,000.00 grant from Unity for Autism . This is the second grant awarded to the partnership to produce unique web-based e-learning  programs for people on the autism spectrum. The new series which will be launched in 2015, will cover the topic of dating on the spectrum. As with the last series, this will employ people on the spectrum to work both in front and behind the camera.”




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All the lockets and chains are jewelry grade stainless steel, hypoallergenic and wont rust or tarnish. The charms are enamel


$5.00 from each sale of any piece goes to the CNAF You may choose any colors of

these stained glass pieces please email us

#1 $20.00 #2 $50.00

#3 $40.00

#4 $25.00 #5 $45.00





This is a fundraiser being done for our Canadian National Autism Foundation for the Month of April..If anyone would like more information please contact myself and I will put you in touch with Temple Swift or click on the Xocai link below or Temples name .......Xocai Healthy Chocolate -Life With Chocolate willing to donate $25.00 to CNAF for every NEW Ripped and Rich program booked! Call our 1 877 66 XOCAI and use promo code CNAF

Would you love it if you could indulge in Chocolate and still loose weight? Are you concerned about your child’s weight? If you are answering “Yes” , then I have a fantastic product for you.

“Healthy” Chocolate & Autism, ADHD, Aspergers - Shauna Young is a leader in her field, helping families cope, fight and win against the challenges of living with Autism through natural alternatives (i.e. a natural FOOD protocol based on proper nutrition, targeted supplements and Xocai “Healthy” Chocolate, that has changed lives where traditional treatments lacked).

See what these medias had to say CNN; Time; Newsweek; USA Today; U.S. News and BBC

Xoçai™ products contain all natural, unprocessed cold pressed chocolate. Being unprocessed, it holds 100% of its antioxidant and nutritional value. With Xoçai™. Healthy Chocolate products, you get ALL the antioxidant power of dark chocolate without the fat, preservatives, fillers and high sugar like you do in other chocolate.

Our delicious chocolate products have been created to provide maximum antioxidant benefits, while minimizing the negatives usually associated with chocolate, that is, too much fat and too much sugar. We also use low glycemic sweeteners in our products.

I personally have tried their product, and it is absolutely decadent. It is rich, smooth, and satisfying. Of course, man cannot live by chocolate alone. Sensible diet and exercise should be part of any diet regimen, but you don’t have to deprive yourself of those sweet cravings. If you are a person on the “Go”, then the meal replacements are perfect. Each can is packed with a Berry blend with a Cacao infusion, the energizes and once again, fulfills the chocolate craving.

I know what you are thinking…what is the difference between their chocolate and regular store bought chocolate?

Store-bought chocolate is typically high in refined (white) sugar, milk fats, and hydrogenated oils – ingredients that replace the truly healthful nutrients found in cocoa.

Most store-bought chocolate use a process method called “Dutching,” which adds alkali-potash to the cocoa before roasting. While this process makes processing cocoa less expensive, this alkalinization process removes most of the chocolate’s antioxidant benefits. Another process commonly used by store-bought brands is roasting; when chocolate is prepared above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, most of its antioxidant compounds are destroyed.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 03/27/2014 01:55 PM EDT

Press Release

CDC estimates 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder

Latest snapshot shows proportion of children with autism and higher IQ on the rise

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in multiple communities in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This new estimate is roughly 30 percent higher than previous estimates reported in 2012 of 1 in 88 children (11.3 per 1,000 eight year olds) being identified with an autism spectrum disorder. The number of children identified with ASD ranged from 1 in 175 children in Alabama to 1 in 45 children in New Jersey.

The surveillance summary report, “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years – Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010,” was published today in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Researchers reviewed records from community sources that educate, diagnose, treat and/or provide services to children with developmental disabilities. The criteria used to diagnose ASDs and the methods used to collect data have not changed.

The data continue to show that ASD is almost five times more common among boys than girls: 1 in 42 boys versus 1 in 189 girls. White children are more likely to be identified as having ASD than are black or Hispanic children.

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