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A small town's journey towards autism awareness, acceptance and inclusion.


In "Becoming Autism Friendly," readers are invited to explore the remarkable story of Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, a community that embarked on a pioneering journey to become Canada's first official autism-friendly town. This inspiring narrative not only recounts the transformative steps taken to achieve this milestone but also serves as a practical guide for other communities aiming to foster autism awareness, acceptance, and inclusion.


Written as an evergreen fundraiser for AIM: Autism Involves Me, this book delves deep into the grassroots movement that led to the creation of Canada's first autism-friendly hotel, setting a precedent for hospitality and service industries nationwide. Through detailed accounts, "Becoming Autism Friendly" showcases the power of community collaboration, innovative thinking, and unwavering commitment to making the world a more inclusive place for individuals on the autism spectrum.


Beyond its compelling story, this book is a treasure trove of resources, offering worksheets, strategies, and frameworks developed and utilized by AIM to promote autism friendliness across various sectors. From businesses to public facilities, readers will find actionable insights and guidance to initiate change in their own locales.


"Becoming Autism Friendly" is more than just a book; it's a movement towards creating spaces where everyone belongs. It challenges readers to think differently about inclusion and provides the tools needed to make a tangible difference. Join the journey towards building a more autism-friendly world, one community at a time.


Profits from this book continue to support AIM: Autism Involves Me.

Becoming Autism Friendly

SKU: 9780994813619
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