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Globalnews.ca: PC Leader Patrick Brown blasts Liberals over 2016 handling of autism program

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative leader says he’s committed to making sure children with autism in the province get the support they need.At a stop in St. Thomas on Tuesday morning, Patrick Brown blasted the Kathleen Wynne Liberals over a 2016 decision to cut off access to intensive behavioural intervention (IBI) for

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Globalnews.ca: Nova Scotia pre-primary program may further disadvantage students with autism: Advocates

Pouring more cash into mainstream school programs while issues with inclusion are outstanding is leaving a sour taste with some Nova Scotians.During the May election, the Liberals promised to introduce a new pre-primary school year across the province. Stephen McNeil said it would take four years to roll out but

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Globalnews.ca: COMMENTARY: Families living with autism need more than photo ops, Mr. Trudeau

Globalnews.ca: COMMENTARY: Families living with autism need more than photo ops, Mr. Trudeau

How should Canadian governments address the needs of individuals and families with autism? Earlier this month, the Ontario government reversed its much condemned (and factually incorrect) position that intensive behaviour therapy should end at the age of five, presumably because older kids wouldn’t benefit from it.Story continues belowMinister of Children

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