By the time Teitia Bowslaugh was diagnosed with autism, she was already too old to be eligible for the treatment program that could have helped her.

But now, the 10-year-old with autism spectrum disorder might finally be able to receive the treatment she needs, said her mother Randi-Lee Bowslaugh.

The provincial government announced changes to its autism treatment programs on Thursday, that includes increasing the age for treatment to 18. It was previously only available for children up to five years old.

“That I think is awesome,” Bowslaugh said…

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