World Autism Day: a step toward awareness & inclusion

Jamie Read, Autism Ontario Peterborough, Service Navigator Team Lead discusses World Autism Day, and the challenges of COVID-19 for families dealing with autism. Jamie discusses the value of Family Nights, services in Peterborough for families in which…

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Ontario Autism Coalition ‘relieved’ Minassian autism defence failed

The Ontario Autism Coalition is “relieved” van murderer Alek Minassian wasn’t able to use his autism as a defence and has been found guilty of his crimes. In the spring of 2018, Minassian drove a van down Yonge street south of Finch Ave. running people down. On Wednesday, a judge found him guilty of 10 […]

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Ontario Autism Coalition ‘relieved’ Minassian autism defence failed

The Ontario Autism Coalition is “relieved” van murderer Alek Minassian wasn’t able to use his autism as a defence and has been found guilty of his crimes. In the spring of 2018, Minassian drove a van down Yonge street south of Finch Ave. running people down. On Wednesday, a judge found him guilty of 10 […]

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What’s Wynne basing autism decisions on?

Premier Kathleen Wynne claims Ontario needs to take autistic children five years of age and older off what parents consider to be the best program for them because the experts tell her that is what is best. I think she’s wrong. Source: What’s Wynne basing autism...

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