Nominations and raffle ticket sales for the 3rd Annual BC Autism Awards are now open!
The 2020 BC Autism Awards presented by Applewood Auto Group celebrates the people, organizations & businesses that are changing the narrative on autism and inclusion in BC.
AutismBC is inviting you and people all over British Columbia to nominate #everydayautismheroes to inspire and encourage others at autismbc.awardsplatform.com. Winners receive $1,000 to support a project that embraces the spirit of inclusion. Deadline is August 28th, 2020.
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
- Volunteer of the Year: awarded to a volunteer whose work has positively influenced the autism community.
- Self-Advocate of the Year: awarded to an autistic who has advanced the well-being of other autistic people.
- Inclusive Employer of the Year: awarded to an organization or company that has demonstrated inclusive practices and support for individuals on the autism spectrum.
Regional Community Impact Award: awarded to an individual, program or community group that has demonstrated a commitment to creating inclusive communities by championing opportunities for community members on the autism spectrum. Awards presented in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Interior and Northern BC. (1 award per region)
Covid-19 has especially shown us how important it is to step up to support our community. You can also support AutismBC with the online purchase of a raffle ticket for a chance to win great prizes including a Nissan Kicks SV courtesy of Applewood Auto Group! (You do not need to nominate to enter) Tickets are just $20. Proceeds go towards autism initiatives throughout the province. Purchase tickets at https://darelle.com/pp/bdef7o/
Does the word “dentist” cause you fear? Join us for Sharing Smiles, a free, fun-filled event for children in the special needs community. The day is run by UBC student dentists and hygienists and features interactive stations that allow participants and parents to learn more about oral health and to foster positive relationships.
Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 11am-2pm (registration at 10:30)
Pizza lunch and T-shirts will be provided.
Pacific Family Autism Network
3368 Cessna Dr. Richmond, BC V7B 1C7
Please register by January 18, 2020, at https://tinyurl.com/2020SharingSmiles
If you have any questions regarding the event, please feel free to email email@example.com