Autism group plans Romano protest Saturday

Ontario Autism Coalition’s Sault Ste. Marie branch plans a protest outside Progressive Conservative candidate Ross Romano’s office on Saturday. The demonstration runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Great Northern Road and Wawanosh Avenue, a release says.

Sudbury MPP presses for support to families dealing with autism

NDP MPP Jamie West (Sudbury) is calling Premier Doug Ford and the Conservative government to provide a fully-funded needs-based Ontario Autism Program so that kids with autism get the support and therapies they need. West spoke about a seven-year-old girl June, who was diagnosed with autism in 2017. “Both the Liberal and the Conservative government […]

Headline: Needs-based funding for children with autism starts next month: MPP Smith

Quinte families with children on the autism spectrum can expect to receive core clinical services for children in the needs-based Ontario Autism Program beginning in March, the provincial government said Wednesday. Services to be offered for an initial 600 families will include individual-based funding to cover applied behaviour analysis, speech language pathology, occupational therapy and […]