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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What programs do you offer?
    ARC offers programs in the areas of Life Skills, Employment, Counselling, Supported Living and Recreation. Please see our program pages for more information.
  • My child was just diagnosed with autism, what services do you have for children?
    ARC's year round programs are primarily designed for adults aged 18-35. However, we do have summer camps for school aged children in the months of July and August. Please see our Summer Programs page for more information.
  • What is ARC doing to ensure their programs are accessible (Leo for Content?)
    - Leo to Answer?
  • Do you provide autism assessments for adults or children?
    We do not offer any assessment services. For more information on assessment services for children please contact your primary health care provider or Child & Youth services - 306-766-6700. For more information on adult assessment services please contact your primary health care provider or the Southern Saskatchewan Regina Mental Health Clinic - 306-766-7800.
  • What are you doing to answer the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to action?
    Answer from t& R committee
  • How do I register for a program?
    To register for our adult programs, teen programs or the parent support network you must first become a member. Adult members wishing to join our programs will be given an ARC Welcome Package to fill out and return before booking a membership meeting. At the membership meeting we will review the welcome package, answer any questions you may have about programs, and give you a tour of our programming spaces. Membership to ARC costs $30 annually. To register for our summer camp programs, please see the details on our Summer Programs page. To register for our Parent Support Network please email for more information.
  • How much do your programs cost?
    Many of our adult programs are covered by the cost of the $30 annual membership fee. There are some occasions where programs have a registration fee attached to cover the cost of materials. All fees will be clearly outlined before registration. Summer Camp fees are charged for each week a child is registered. Weeks that are shortened will be prorated to accommodated the lower programming time. Please see our Summer Programs page for more information. Parents wishing to joint he parent support network ill need to pay the annual $30 membership fee before joining.
  • Do you charge for presentations on autism?
    ARC is a nonprofit organization that shares autism presentations with community groups, organizations, and businesses on a voluntary basis. To support the cost of ongoing research, material development, and presenter's time our net average operational cost associated with each presentation can be upwards of $400. We gratefully accept donations to offset these costs. A recommended donation of $200 will ensure our capacity to continue offering presentations in the future. However should the cost of a donation become a barrier for you, we would still gladly accept the opportunity to work with you. Education and advocacy are key pillars within our organization, and we appreciate your interest in our presentation. For more information on our presentations please see our Training page.
  • Does you accept donations?
    Yes, the Autism Resource Centre (ARC) gladly accepts donations to support our mission of ensuring our members can realize their full potential and have meaningful participation in their communities. We rely on the generosity of donors to help ensure we can continue to offer high quality programs and services. Donations can be made online through our website, by mail, or in person at our centre. Your support will make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by autism. Thank you for considering donating to ARC.
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