The Ausome Team
Alix has been apart of our Ausome Ottawa Team from the beginning. She started out as an Ausome Volunteer, supporting the children and the volunteers during every event.
Julia, a graphic designer and former teacher, joined Ausome in 2016 to develop and grow the Ausome brand.
Anna is a caring, energetic, and skilled autism behaviour therapist with years of clinical intervention experience.
Rachelle first got involved with Ausome as a volunteer in early 2016. She has held various roles with Ausome over the last 7 years.
Kayla has a diploma in Social Service Work and has been working with individuals on the spectrum for 6 years.
Neurodiverse and transgender, Kit graduated with their Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies and a minor in Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria.
Adrianna has a Developmental Services Worker Diploma and has been supporting children and adults on the autism spectrum in their homes and in the community for over seven years.
Jen Stewart has been working with individuals on the autism spectrum for fifteen years. After graduating from the University of Ottawa in 2008, she continued to work in ABA in a variety of capacities.
Alannah was first connected with Ausome Ottawa though her placement as an Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistant student in March, 2018.
Michael is a Masters student in the Counselling and Spirituality program at Saint Paul University.
Selena, commonly known as Cece, is a University of Ottawa graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Ofosu is a Translational and Molecular Medicine student at the University of Ottawa.
In his free time away from work and school, he loves spending time with family and friends. He makes sure to watch the Toronto Raptors basketball games on TV, and also really likes playing basketball and ultimate frisbee for fun! During covid, he decided to rewatch all of the movies in the MCU, and eagerly looks forward to watching all the future MCU movies and shows.
Trina is currently a student at the University of Ottawa studying Translational and Molecular Medicine.
In her free time, she also enjoys binge-watching the newest Netflix series, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with her friends and family.
James is currently at Carleton University, pursuing a Bachelors of music with a minor in Community Engagement with the goal of becoming a professional musician.
James loves all things outdoors and tries to go camping as much as possible (yes, even in the winter). He also likes to ski, bike and play hockey. In 2021, James earned his 1st degree blackbelt in Wado Kai Karate.
Arvin, a health science major at the University of Ottawa, began as a volunteer with Ausome Ottawa in 2019 through the Fitness with Friends program.
Arvin loves all sports but especially has a passion for soccer and basketball!
Mick is an Instructor Therapist who completed a post-graduate certificate in Autism and Behavioural Sciences (2022) and a B.A. in Psychology (2017).
Laura, originally from El Salvador, is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Ottawa. Her passion for working with children led her to volunteer through uOttawa’s CSL program.
Sara is a high school student at Ashbury College and found out about Ausome through her high school volunteer program; she wants study education and become a school teacher.
Jade is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Education at the University of Ottawa. Beginning as an uOttawa CSL student volunteer, Jade quickly learned how fun Ausome programs are.