In Canada we could use more federal politicians speaking honestly and accurately, as Florida Rep Bill Posey has done in the US, about Canada’s autism crisis including the realities facing those with severe autism disorders and their families. Here in Canada we have seen very little national leadership in addressing Canada’s autism crisis. Particularly during . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Canadian Autism Dad Says Thank You Florida Rep. Bill Posey
“At present there is no government monitoring system in place to provide us with accurate statistics on the prevalence of ASDs in Canada” Autism Society Canada The recent USA CDC reports that US autism rates are now estimated at 1 in 68 highlights, yet again, the lack of a Real National Autism Strategy in . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: USA’s 1 in 68 Autism Rates and Canada’s Fake National Autism Strategy
I have previously written about the importance of the IACC and in a 2009 blog comment expressly thanked the IACC for its role in advancing autism research. With the passage of 3 years though I have become a less enthusiastic IACC booster. Both the Canary Party and the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Autism Reality Check: Where Are The IACC Results?
Happy Canada Day EVERYONE! Including Canadians With Autism Disorders! I can not imagine living in any other country in the world. As much as I love our great neighbors to the South, I would not want to live in any country except Canada. I do not pretend, however, that Canada is perfect, not . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Happy Canada Day! Now Let’s Start Addressing Canada’s Autism Crisis