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Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Adults with Severe Autism Disorders: Do Canadians Give a Damn?

Taylor McNee, photo from CTV In Ontario the family of 18 year old Taylor McNee is fighting for a place for him to live.  The CTV,  to its credit, is covering this story in detail. It isn’t the feel good, kumbaya, autism is beautiful fluff that too often passes for autism awareness and disabilities . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Adults with Severe Autism Disorders: Do Canadians Give a Damn?

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Simple Solutions Will Not Help New Brunswick Students with Autistic Disorder and Other Complex Challenges

New Brunswick’s Gordon Porter and his associates with the NB Association for Community Living are now in charge of New Brunswick’s inclusive education system.  The Gordon Porter Inclusive Education Review taking place in New Brunswick will impose their beliefs on NB students with disabilities including those with severe, complex disorders like my younger . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Simple Solutions Will Not Help New Brunswick Students with Autistic Disorder and Other Complex Challenges

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Learning Disabilities Associations (Canada, Ontario) Do Not Support the Porter/NBACL Full Inclusion Model

During the MacKay Inclusion Review the Autism Society of New Brunswick opposed the full or extreme inclusion model which Gordon Porter and the NBACL is now in the process of again imposing on New Brunswick students.  I have commented many times expressing my personal opposition to the inflexible full inclusion beliefs which have caused . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Learning Disabilities Associations (Canada, Ontario) Do Not Support the Porter/NBACL Full Inclusion Model