Ontario residents should know that the wait-list for service from the Ontario Autism Program is now close to 30,000 — an outrageous number.

Recently, Progressive Conservative MPPs have been hearing the agonizing stories of families who are on that wait-list, and we know the government is gearing up to make changes to the program as a result.

Parents of children with autism hold an press conference in 2016 at Queen’s Park to protest changes to the Ontario autism program that leave their kids without intensive therapy once they turn 5.

We’re glad Lisa MacLead, the minister of Children, Community and Social Services, is listening, but before she announces anything, we have some advice…

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