To really help autistic kids, the Doug Ford government must swallow its pride and acknowledge past and current failures.
The provincial government has set the OAP (Ontario Autism Program) budget at $600 million for the year. But they’ve never spent it. Not even close. In the first six months of this fiscal year, only $211 of $300 million was spent. This means 62,000 hours of therapy a week didn’t happen, which would be more […]
We are writing with our observations related to the new Ontario Autism Program. In February, the Ontario Government announced a new needs-based funding pilot program. The announcement noted that 600 children and youth would be invited to participate in the new program, from across Ontario. We are concerned with the lack of representation of Northern […]