About Us

Independence & Inclusion

The meetings and programs that we host each year are based on supporting independence & inclusion.

We know that independence is gained through effort, as with learning a new skill or with breaking an old habit. We hope that people will come to our meetings & events motivated to go outside of their comfort zone – not to make themselves over, but to move toward their personal goals, whatever they may be.

Inclusion is a two-way street, involving understanding, flexibility & compassion, from within ourselves, our ASD community, and the broader society. Whenever possible, we welcome everyone – ASD and others – to our events.

Our Meetings

Our meetings are focused on supporting successful and healthy adult living, and are open to everyone interested in attending. Our issues:

  • Post-secondary Education
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Mental Health
  • Life & Social Skills

Our Programs

Our Programs are focused on personal growth & social engagement, and are open to every adult interested in the program activity, or targeted skill. They are offered at low or no cost, but require registration. Our workshops & events:

  • Workshops to develop social skills or mental health coping strategies
  • Fun events – movie discussion, games groups for meeting & interacting with others

See Events for a complete list of upcoming meetings & programs.

Our Story

We were founded in 2014, as a small group of parents frustrated with the lack of services and supports that both recognized the potential of ASD adults and provided them opportunities for living purposeful, happy lives. As a small, but active organization, we are nimble & flexible – able to listen and respond to the needs of our community.

Square Peg Society offers our individuals and their families:

  • Information relevant for independent adult living
  • Emotional support arising from sharing common, lived experiences
  • Alliances with service providers and other organizations with whom we may partner on projects of common interest
  • Advocacy to promote government policy and social change
  • Fun! – through workshops and events aimed at social connection!

We would love to hear from you and welcome your involvement with us! 

Email us: info@squarepegsociety.ca

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