Autism spectrum disorder

Start here. Autism Support Specialists can provide you with information about next steps. They have time to chat about your needs and provide guidance at any stage. Call or email.


Assistance is available in English, Chinese, Punjabi, and Tagalog; and staff have access to interpreters to support you in over 50 languages.

phone1 844 878-4700

location3688 Cessna Drive, Richmond, B.C.  V7B 1C7

8:30am - 4:30pm (M-F)
Excluding statutory holidays

At this time, in person appointments are not available.

For questions regarding your child's autism funding, please contact the Autism Funding Support Team 1 877 777-3530.

For questions about available community resources and building a support team, please contact Autism Information Services BC 1 844 878-4700.

If you live in the Central Okanagan or the North Coast / Bulkely Nechako areas, you have options for how your family accesses supports and services.

For more information, visit the following link or call Autism Information Services BC 1 844 878-4700: Service Delivery Choice for families in Prince Rupert/Haida Gwaii, Smithers, Terrace, Kelowna and the surrounding areas

Autism impacts each person differently. Autism is a complex condition that impacts brain development. It can impact social interactions, communication, interests or behaviour.

Number one

 What is autism?

Learn the basics about Autism Spectrum Disorder and find out what signs to look for.

Number two

 Get a diagnostic assessment

Find out how to schedule a diagnostic assessment and access support while you wait.

Number three

 Access funding

If your child has been diagnosed with autism, find out how to apply for funding and how you can use it.

Number four

 Build a support team

Start building a support plan based on programs and services that are available.

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 Information for service providers

Find out how to support families, apply to be on the RASP, or submit invoices.

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 Forms and resources

Download forms related to autism funding and explore helpful information and supports.