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#AutismAcceptance means that every individual on the spectrum is heard, valued and seen.

April is Autism Acceptance Month

Join CAN in making positive change!

Share their voices. Tell us what autism acceptance means to you.

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For every share or comment on this video, EY will donate $2 to Canucks Autism Network.*

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*Up to $20,000. Valid on shares & comments from April 2-30, 2021.

This April, we will be featuring the voices that are highlighted in our #AutismAcceptance video.

Check back often to learn more about each individual!

For Noelle, autism acceptance means that she can try new things.

Find out what she tried with CAN when she went to the CAN Family Experience at Mt. Seymour this Winter!

See more videos from Noelle on her Youtube Channel, Noelle’s Stars.

For Jayden, autism acceptance means that he can use his voice.

Jayden was non-verbal until he was 6 and has found his voice by singing! In the past 3 years, he’s sung the anthem at the CAN Pro-Am and the CAN Relay for Autism.  This past winter, he performed an original composition at Sarah McLachlan School of Music‘s Open Mic Night.

FAQs | About the campaign

Who are the individuals in the video?

Every child, youth and adult featured in the video is an individual on the autism spectrum who either participates with or supports Canucks Autism Network.

This video aims to highlight their voices and demonstrate the countless ways that autistic individuals are thriving in our community.

Now that you’ve ‘met’ them through this video, stay tuned as we take turns showcasing their stories all month on social media!

Why are people sharing this to their social media accounts?

By asking our followers to share, we want to highlight the many ways that individuals on the autism spectrum can and should be included in their community.

By encouraging viewers to comment, we want generate a conversation throughout the community about autism acceptance.

For each share or comment, EY will donate $2, helping us continue our work to promote autism acceptance throughout BC and beyond.

What qualifies as a share for this video?

We have posted this video across our social media channels:

At the end of the month, we will count up all the shares across channels.

What qualifies as a comment for this video?

We want to hear what autism acceptance means to you! Comment directly on the video post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIN.

If you’re an individual on the spectrum, tell us how you’re thriving in your community. If you’re a supporter, tell us what you’re doing to ensure that autistic individuals are understood, accepted and supported.

The options are endless! Bottom line: We want to hear whatever you have to say that will celebrate and promote autism acceptance.

At the end of the month, we will count up all the comments across channels.

Can you track my share if my Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIN account is private?

Yes! Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN will all publicly show how many accounts have shared the video — whether the accounts are public or private.

On Instagram, business accounts can view how many times the video has been shared in the post insights.

Who is EY? And why are they donating $2 for every share or comment?

EY is a Canuck Autism Network supporter who has become heavily involved in our Employment Services and Programs. As a business committed to inclusive employment, they have joined CAN in our belief that every autistic adult has the right to meaningful employment.

That’s why they have committed to donate $2 towards the cause for each comment or share of this video during #AutismAcceptance Month. Because their donation is capped at $20,000, comments and shares beyond 10,000 will no longer count for a $2 donation.

Although your share of our video may not result in a $2 donation after a total of 10,000 comments and/or shares have been reached, the invaluable awareness and acceptance of autism that this video is generating is incredibly invaluable.

I don’t know how to share this video. Can I donate to Canucks Autism Network instead?

Yes! To donate to Canucks Autism Network, please visit: canucksautism.ca/donate

Campaign Sponsor

Neurodiversity Centers of Excellence (NCoE) offer advanced technology capabilities in data analytics, automation, and cybersecurity.  EY is working with communities and clients to expand neurodiversity inclusion at work and at home, through strengths-based hiring, mentorship, and a commitment to expanding understanding and acceptance.