autism Archive

Ontario PC government to provide funding for schools taking on new students with autism

Ontario's education minister has announced a number of new initiatives to help school boards handle an expected increase

'They're taking away our hope': Ontario autism program changes leave families anxious about how they'll cope

Changes to Ontario's autism program set to come into effect April 1 have left some families of

Father at centre of measles outbreak didn't vaccinate children due to autism fears

The man whose family is at the centre of a measles outbreak in Vancouver said he

Man with autism spends 8 days in Calgary ER — mostly in isolation — but never admitted

Harold Lovell spent a week in an isolated room at a Calgary hospital emergency department waiting for

'Treatment' to remove metals from children with autism unproven and risky, but no clear regulations

Anne Borden King remembers the day a developmental pediatrician diagnosed her son Baxter with autism.  "It was

Adults with autism often misunderstood and lack support

A think-tank formed to understand the challenges faced by autistic seniors says there are few resources

1 in 66 Canadian children diagnosed with autism, report reveals

A new report says an estimated one in every 66 Canadian children and youth aged five

Mother tells Trudeau autism care is a 'human rights issue'

A Nova Scotia activist and mother of a nine-year-old boy with severe autism asked Prime Minister

How slaying dragons and rolling dice can help people with autism

Dungeons and Dragons has its own special kind of magic, but you can’t find it between

Disability in demand: People with autism offer employers a broader talent pool

He’s a former job pariah who’s suddenly a hot new hire, a university graduate with astonishing