Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Adult Autism Care in New Brunswick: An Open Letter to Premier David Alward

  May 6, 2013 Honourable Premier David Alward Respected Cabinet Ministers and Party Leaders Dear Premier Alward I am the Acting President of the Autism Society New Brunswick  and a parent that was involved, with many  other parents, in the advocacy that led to the establishment of the UNB-CEL autism intervention training program, the provision ...

Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody Carr Opens a Dialogue with the Autism Society New Brunswick

L: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody Carr R: Autism Society New Brunswick Acting President Harold Doherty The Autism Society New Brunswick meeting last Saturday March 23, 2013 was scheduled to be a regular meeting with election of a new Board of Directors and routine business.  That plan was changed, the election was adjourned, ...

Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: Autism Society NB Special Guests

Anyone with an interest in autism in NB is invited to tomorrow’s meeting at MacLaggan Hall, UNB Fredericton Campus, doors open at 12:00 noon, meeting starts at 12:30 pm.   Special guests expected to attend include: Minister of Education and Early Development Jody Carr Bill Innes, Director of Child Welfare & Youth Services Annette Bourque, ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism Parent Advocacy and the ASNB AGM March 23 – Our Voices Must Be Heard!

Parents and others affected by autism disorders in New Brunswick are invited, and  asked, to attend the ASNB 2013 AGM this Saturday March 2013 at MacLaggan Hall UNB Fredericton formally beginning at 12:30, but open for discussion at 11:00 am.  Autism families have been excluded from government autism decisions, we are no longer stakeholders in ...

Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: Talking Autism In New Brunswick With NDP Leader Dominic Cardy

Together with New Brunswick’s foremost autism expert, clinical psychologist and UNB Professor Emeritus (Psychology) Paul McDonnell,  I enjoyed a visit to NB NDP headquarters on Prospect Street in Fredericton this afternoon for a direct, candid and open minded discussion about autism services in New Brunswick with NDP leader Dominic Cardy and NB NDP Executive Director ...