1994- INTERNATIONAL AUTISM FOUNDATION (IAF) was officially established with a steadfast Board of Trustees willing to advocate and promote the well being of children with Autism. The Trustees volunteered their time, effort and financial resources to achieve Autism awareness within the community of Northern BC.
1994 to 1998- the parent founders of IAF began to provide community outreach socialization programs for special needs students. A town school of school board # 57 received the support for socialization activities with the presence of their classroom assistants.
1998- IAF obtained its provincial and Federal registration. This year was also the beginning of its services to include Autism classrooms in the Lower Mainland.
1999-IAF awarded scholarships to graduating Grade 12 students interested to pursue careers in Special Needs Education in a Canadian learning institution.
2010-2019- IAF provides activities geared towards Life Skills and Teens to Adulthood Transition Skills Program. Autism and Old Age is a program focused on individuals 20 years and over. To date, IAF continues its services to children with Autism outside Canada. IAF also sponsored chess programs for children with Autism within these years until 2013.
IAF submits to the Federal authorities full yearly disclosures of activities, revenue and expenses. IAF continues to fulfill its role as an international organization by reaching out to clients located overseas.
The Canadian Special Education Missions Autism Training (CSEMAT) program is the international outreach program of IAF.
All IAF-funded projects offer free programs and activities through its Canadian Special Education Missions Autism Training (CSEMAT).
CSEMAT offers year-round training module to CSEMAT children and adult group with Autism.