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Thechronicleherald.ca: NS invests $1.4M in autism support services

Thechronicleherald.ca: NS invests $1.4M in autism support services

Autism Nova Scotia is pleased that the Nova Scotia Government has committed $1.4 million in the provincial budget, to be paid over three years, providing employment supports and services, including coaching, for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

“This is the first time that a Nova Scotia government has invested

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Thechronicleherald.ca: Bedford mother of autistic boy still pushing for crisis support

Thechronicleherald.ca: Bedford mother of autistic boy still pushing for crisis support

Autism advocates are welcoming recent provincial funding programs, but lobbying continues for a long-term autism strategy.

“I would love to see them make a commitment as a province for a plan (in which) we weren’t just reactively dumping money into different pots but looking at it holistically,” said Bedford resident

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Thechronicleherald.ca: Considering homeopathy as an option for children with ASD

Thechronicleherald.ca: Considering homeopathy as an option for children with ASD

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a broad spectrum of complex conditions that affect a person’s ability to communicate, as well as interact with others. It most often develops during early childhood and early diagnosis is now taking place due to increased knowledge and awareness of the spectrum.

Children with

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Thechronicleherald.ca: Mother of severely autistic boy details plight at home: 'We're living in a nightmare'

Thechronicleherald.ca: Mother of severely autistic boy details plight at home: 'We're living in a nightmare'

A Nova Scotia mother is sharing heartbreaking details about her family’s struggles caring for their nine-year-old son with severe autism who suffers from violently aggressive fits.

“We’re living in a nightmare,” Carly Sutherland, who is using her story to prod governments to do more for families like hers, said Monday.

“I can’t

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Thechronicleherald.ca: OPINION: Let's not fail another generation of kids with autism

Thechronicleherald.ca: OPINION: Let's not fail another generation of kids with autism

Nova Scotia mother Carly Sutherland’s heart-breaking story about her fears for the future of her nine-year-old severely autistic son Callum has opened many people’s eyes to the looming crisis of autism.

That painful story is a sadly familiar one to Halifax autism education expert Jan Keddy, former autism transition team

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