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Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Inclusion Done Right: Conor at Leo Hayes High School Resource Centre

Pictures above and below: Inclusion done right at Leo Hayes High School Resource Centre Pictures courtesy of Steve at the LHHS Resource Centre

Inclusion done wrong is inclusion as advocated by Gordon Porter of the CACL and NBACL, and the current Conservative government which has very close ties to Mr Porter and . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Inclusion Done Right: Conor at Leo Hayes High School Resource Centre

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Gordon Porter’s Vanity And Bill 61, An Act To Amend The Education Act, Will Result in MORE EXCLUSIONARY Education Practices in New Brunswick Schools

Gordon Porter believes that inclusive education is simple. Unfortunately most teachers, the NBTA organisation itself, aides and education administrators have been bullied and intimidated into following his simple philosophy unquestioningly even though they know it flies in the face of the truth. They know that many children are present in NB schools with complex . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Gordon Porter’s Vanity And Bill 61, An Act To Amend The Education Act, Will Result in MORE EXCLUSIONARY Education Practices in New Brunswick Schools

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: New Brunswick’s Extreme Inclusion Fantasy Harms Some Children With Severe Autism Challenges

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody Carr   EECD/NBACL Event Focus on Inclusion: Walking in our shoes. Minister Carr spoke for 40 minutes, repeating the word  inclusion 30 – 40 times but never mentioning  evidence based  accommodation of individual needs and challenges 

Premier David Alward’s government has transferred control over New Brunswick education policies and . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: New Brunswick’s Extreme Inclusion Fantasy Harms Some Children With Severe Autism Challenges

Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: No Meaningful Inclusion, No Community Living for NB Youth and Adults With Severe Autism Challenges

                                              Resigchouche Regional Hospital Centre

As an Autism Society New Brunswick representative I attended a meeting held at the Restigouche Regional Hospital Centre a few years ago to participate in a . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: No Meaningful Inclusion, No Community Living for NB Youth and Adults With Severe Autism Challenges

Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Facing Autism Flexible Inclusion Versus NBACL Extreme Inclusion on CBC Maritime Noon Thursday September 20

This Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 12 pm AT (1 ET) I will be a guest on the CBC Radio show Maritime Noon.  I will be discussing and advocating for a flexible model of inclusive education. Marlene Munn will also be interviewed on behalf of the NBACL which promotes a full, and in . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Facing Autism Flexible Inclusion Versus NBACL Extreme Inclusion on CBC Maritime Noon Thursday September 20

Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Great Autism News in New Brunswick!

Great autism news in New Brunswick as the UNB-CEL Autism Intervention Training Program is being made available for the public.  (Applications available online.) The college program has previously been recommended by US autism experts Dr. Eric Larsson and Dr. David Celiberti. Dr. Celiberti in particular is very familiar with the program and had recommended . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Great Autism News in New Brunswick!

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: What Do NB Teachers Really Think About The Porter-NBACL Full Inclusion Model?

What do New Brunswick teachers really think about the full inclusion model  which has been pushed relentlessly in NB schools by Gordon Porter and the New Brunswick Association for Community Living since the mid-1980’s? The truth is many teachers recognize that extreme, everyone in the regular classroom inclusion does not work.  Teachers know . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: What Do NB Teachers Really Think About The Porter-NBACL Full Inclusion Model?

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Thank You To All Who Were Involved With NB`s Incredible Autism Success Story: The UNB-CEL Autism Intervention Training Program

The foundation for the gains that have been made in New Brunswick over the past several years has been dismantled and shut down for good. The screen image above is what I found when I did a search of the University of New Brunswick web site looking to see what, if any, course would . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Thank You To All Who Were Involved With NB`s Incredible Autism Success Story: The UNB-CEL Autism Intervention Training Program