Documents show that as of mid-July there were 8,758 children whose families had a signed funding agreement for core therapy services. Enrolments were steadily rising.
Parents and advocates are raising concerns over changes made to the Ontario Autism Program, saying the provincial government is failing to meet the needs of kids and families.
Angela Brandt, president of the Ontario Autism Coalition, said the government need only look to its history with the autism program to explain the lower-than-expected uptake.
It’s been months since the province started a new round of changes to the Ontario Autism Program.
It’s been months since the province started a new round of changes to the Ontario Autism Program. Now, the government is looking for an independent organization to bring kids into a new needs based plan. But as Aaron Streck reports, parents say t…