Facing Autism in New Brunswick: What an Autism Training Commitment Actually Looks Like

Above former Premier Shawn Graham, a true friend of autistic kids in NB,  and the late Fredericton MP Andy Scott a tenacious advocate for autistic children in Ottawa enjoying some time with the kids at Autism Intervention Services Fredericton Some parents of autistic children in the Fredericton area are satisfied with statements from some EECD ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Alward Conservative Government Has Cut Off Funding for Early Autism Intervention Staff Training

Photo by Harold L Doherty: David Alward at the  NB Power Protest, NB Legislature March 20, 2010 Premier Alward Has Proven to be NO Friend to NB  children, youth and adults with autism As expected when it appeared the Alward Conservatives might win the last provincial election in NB our provincial autism services are facing ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: New Brunswick is a Canadian (and North American) Leader In Early Autism Intervention and School Autism Services

New Brunswick is a Canadian, and North American,  leader in early autism intervention and school autism services.  I do not doubt that that statement is enough to prompt a retort from many jurisdictions.  New Brunswick is not one of the wealthiest jurisdictions in Canada, let alone North America, but the fact is that New Brunswick ...

Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: Thank You Again Shawn Graham For Helping NB Children With Autism

In the pictures above Shawn Graham makes a financial commitment to helping NB’s autistic children and signs the cast of then Autism Society New Brunswick President Lila Barry.  In the bottom picture he and former Fredericton MP Andy Scott, also a strong advocate for autistic children,  participated in the grand opening of the Autism Connections ...

Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Dear Honourable Ministers: Conor Has Voted Again for Flexible, Meaningful Inclusion, Alternative Learning Arrangements

Conor, anxious to get to Leo Hayes High School, to the resource center with other challenged kids for socialization, and to his individual learning area for his ABA based instruction, watches the clock this morning. Conor votes YES for flexible inclusion with meaningful access to learning. Minutes before departure Conor, on his own initiative, brings ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism Society NB Advocacy History: Saving The Stan Cassidy Centre Autism Team

It is difficult to say, as an outsider, what factors weigh most heavily in the minds of public decision makers when they make decisions which impact a community, especially a vulnerable community like children with tertiary level care requirements.   In May 2005 it was announced that a very valuable resource was going to be ...

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 still be ...