Facing Autism in New Brunswick: CBC: Autism advocate questions ‘extreme’ inclusion model

The caption below the picture of me and Conor is from the CBC web site article Autism advocate questions ‘extreme’ inclusion model. “A high-profile autism advocate in New Brunswick is questioning the merits of what he calls the Department of Education’s extreme inclusion model. “I believe that the kind of evidence-based intervention that we need ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism and Extreme Inclusion: I Challenge You Gordon Porter To A Public Debate Of Your Extreme Inclusion Beliefs

Evidence Extreme Inclusion Advocates Ignore Dr. Gordon Porter was one of the members of NB Premier David Alward’s post election transition team of special advisers.  Unfortunately for many NB students with severe autism deficits he has continued to act as a special adviser to both Premier Alward and Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Foundation of New Brunswick Autism Success Is Being Abandoned

New Brunswick, Canada, like most jurisdictions, has some gaping holes in respect of autism services delivery. But there have also been some significant successes  due largely to the UNB-CEL Autism Intervention Training Program and Dr. Paul McDonnell who was a leading force in the establishment of the UNB-CEL AIT Program. While the UNB program is ...