WELCOME TO 

THE

AUTISM MENTORSHIP

PROGRAM

(A.M.P.)

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OUR AIM

The Autism Mentorship Program (A.M.P.) pairs local youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and trained post-secondary student-athletes to foster a safe, inclusive and productive environment that promotes the child's social, cognitive and motor skill development.

 
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WHETHER YOU'RE THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF A CHILD WITH ASD OR A POST-SECONDARY STUDENT-ATHLETE, A.M.P. IS THE PROGRAM FOR YOU!

The success of the Autism Mentorship Program relies on active involvement from parents, guardians and families of children with ASD and student-athlete volunteers. 

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WE PROVIDE:

  • student-athletes with a volunteer opportunity that allows them to become ASD ambassadors within the community

  • participants and their families with a safe, reliable and invested mentors

  • mutually beneficial connections that promote inclusive and accessible communities

ASD can present itself in many different ways. Some of our program participants may experience difficulties in various aspects of their lives.

Participants

Our trained student-athlete volunteers have the capacity to alleviate some of the challenges that can be associated with ASD.

Volunteers

The connections between our program participants and our student-athlete volunteers promote asset-based community development.

Difficulty

Communicating

Importance

of

Communication

Restricted

Interests

Commitment

Difficulty 

Cooperating

with Others

Importance of

Cooperation

Delayed

Motor

Skill

Development

Enhanced

Motor Skills

Repetitive

Behaviours

Time Management