Student research helps children on the autism spectrum

St. Catherines, Canada – Masters Student in Applied Disability Studies, Naomi Johnson is studying the effects of a new program for children on the autism spectrum called ‘I Believe in Me Not OCB. The Cognitive-Behavioral therapy program, developed by Brock University researchers Tricia Vause and Maurice Feldman, is designed to help children on the spectrum […]

Liberals Spend Millions of Anti-Bullying and Autism Funding On Legal Dispute With School Bus Companies

Toronto, Canada – The Ontario government has spent nearly 2 million dollars allocated by the Ministry of Education for autism awareness and anti-bullying program initiatives in order to help battle bus companies in court, according to recently released documents. With changes made to hiring processes that purportedly favour large school bus companies, smaller outfits have […]

Autism Aspergers Friendship Society to hold James Bond Themed Gala

Calgary, Canada – AAFS (Autism Aspergers Friendship Society) is holding its first Gala on April 26th, 2014 from 6:30pm to 11:00pm at the Wainwright Hotel in Heritage Park in support of Clubhouse of CARE Capital Campaign. The Gala will be a James Bond themed night. Local award winning actor and comedian Andrew Phung will be […]

New Brunswick couple donate littermate to autistic girl after hers was shot

New Brunswick, Canada– A New Brunswick couple have become modern day heroes after a dog trained specifically for a little autistic girl in Nova Scotia was tragically shot and killed a few days before it was due to be delivered to her. The dog called Jude, had undergone rigorous training to support the little girl […]

Concerns voiced over autistic children locked in Isolation Rooms in PEI schools

Prince Edward Island, Canada – Concerns have been voiced due to cases of autisctic children being locked in isolation rooms in schools on Prince Edward Island, Canada. During question time or period as known on the island, concerned parents told provincial legislature, opposition MPA James Aylward that children with autism were being removed from mainstream […]

In Canada, despite progressive programs, wait times continue to grow

In Canada, health and education are in provincial jurisdiction and The Province of Quebec has long been known to be a leader in social policies and health care in the country.  Canada as a whole has a history of favourable and universal coverage and is often held up as an example for other countries. However, in […]

Durham community come out in their thousands to support Autistic teen

Hundreds of bikers congregated in Durham, Ontario on August 23, to rally their support for the family of Autistic teen Max Begley, 13 who received a disgusting letter from a neighbour whilst staying at his grandmother’s house in Newcastle, Canada. The rally was a direct affront to Durham regional police’s statement after conferring with crown […]

Ontario Autism letter – not a hate crime, say Police

Durham Regional Police, Ontario, after consulting the Crown officials announce that a hateful letter, telling a family to ‘euthanize’ their  Autistic teen is not a Hate Crime. Autism Daily Newscast reported yesterday that a letter sent to a  grandmother, Brenda Milson’s home in Newcastle, Ontario about 100 km east of Toronto. The letter as shown in our earlier […]

Number of children with on with ASD up in British Columbia

Vancouver, Canada — The number of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the Canadian British Columbia has multiplied over the years, despite the fact the number of gifted children in the province has decreased considerably. According to figures published by the Vancouver Sun, the number of children with autism in B.C. is now at […]

Is Autism Support Different in Canada versus the USA?

Autism in North America is said to have risen highly in the past twenty years. One out of every 160 children born in Canada will eventually be diagnosed with Autism, with boys being five times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls. The causes of autism based on research seem to begin during […]