AIM BLog

02/04/2019
Family of 3 children with autism fears for future after funding change

Jimi and Unseok have three loving boys with ASD. Their oldest is 9 years, the middle child is 6 years and the youngest is 5 years. Each one of their sons are on different points on the spectrum making it extremely challenging for the family to interact with them in a predictable manner. The love […]

06/05/2017
Programs designed to prepare for life outside of IBI

We are pleased to partner with the City of Markham to introduce students to Cornell Community Centre and Library as part of a School Readiness Program activity, designed to familiarize them with large public spaces and generalize skills they learn in one-to-one IBI sessions. “It’s really important for our children with autism to experience going to a community centre […]

01/05/2017
Doors Open to AIM's New Home

It all started with a dream to help one struggling family with the cost of autism therapy. That dream grew to expanding our reach to just a few more families, then in to more community outreach. Today, we are proud of how that dream has multiplied. It is hard to imagine that 5 years later […]

07/04/2017
From Impossible to Inevitable

Written by: Tamara Fernandez, Therapist at Autism in Mind Children’s Charity Christopher Reeves says, “So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable”. AIM’s vision allows dreams to become inevitable; reflected in our children. Whether it be the dreams of our […]

02/11/2016
AIM Hero Gala

Celebrating our 5th year anniversary as a charity is nothing short of a dream come true. From our first annual fundraiser to the AIM Hero Gala 2016, we are so proud of the growth and continued support we receive each year. The evening celebrated our everyday heroes making a difference in the lives of our […]

31/10/2016
Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2016

Our first Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been one of our most successfully fundraising efforts in AIM Children's Charity history! Our team of 25 AIM Heroes took part in the marathon, half-marathon and 5K to help support our AIM Home Fundraiser. This event will help us secure our own location to grow our services for the […]

02/10/2016
Nome Izakaya Golf Tournament 

Thank you AIM Heroes Nomé Izakaya for supporting us in your charity golf tournament and raising $2500 towards our programs and services. We can’t wait to do it again! Community partners like you are at the forefront of our continued efforts to support families living with autism.

01/06/2016
Pro Music “Give Back” Recital 

The talented teachers and musicians from Markham’s very own Pro-Music Conservatory graciously donated their time and talents at our Pro-Music “Give Back” Recital. Attendees enjoyed an evening of classical and jazz music and listened to parents share the story of their journey with AIM. Our parents helped deliver our message that children with autism don’t fit into […]

01/05/2016
Toonie 4 Autism 2016

With community events and fundraisers held throughout the month of April, Autism Awareness Month is one of our busiest months of the year. We proudly share AIM Children's Charity's vision of inclusiveness and educate our community about autism. We had a great time speaking with Arirang Korea TV about World Autism Awareness Day at our Toonie 4 […]

08/11/2015
TD Bank Masquerade Gala 2015

We are incredibly amazed and grateful to our guests who showed their support at our “TD Bank Masquerade Gala 2015”, our largest fundraising event to date!  Our masquerade theme represented a "mask" of normality worn by many families living with autism. In many countries autism is viewed as a source of disappointment, annoyance, shame or worse. According […]

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