CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL
PUBLISHED JANUARY 10, 2019
Allison Garber is a communications consultant based in Bedford, N.S. She is on the board of directors of Autism Nova Scotia.
I struggled to read the comments after Caroline Alphonso’s recent story Educating Grayson, about an autistic seven-year-old boy, and the “inclusive” education system in general.
Typically, I’d find the fortitude to wade in, but a recent event had left my heart raw.
This past weekend, I took my two children to McDonald’s for lunch as a treat. It’s something they enjoy, and this time was no different. They finished their meal, and before we left, my son, who is autistic, told me he needed to use the washroom…