Threat of eviction for couple with autistic son resolved

Ottawa, Canada – On October 9th, less than two weeks after moving in, John and Kerri From received a letter stating that there had been a complaint about the noise in the apartment and if it could not be reduced the couple should “look for more suitable accommodation immediately.” They had until October 30th to resolve the […]

Ottawa – Teen with autism charged with assault at incident in school

Ottawa, Canada – A mother of a 14-year-old boy who has autism, is outraged that her son has been charged with assault after an incident at his school. It is reported that the incident involved his former principal and vice-principal. Many experts on the subject of autism are also troubled that this teen is being […]

Y’s Owl Maclure Co-operative Centre support individuals with high-functioning autism

Y’s Owl Maclure Co-operative Centre, Ottawa, Canada – Suzanne Ford is director of services for the charitable organization and her role is to work with people with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. She told CBC News that her organization has been invited in to government departments including Statistics Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada […]