The Ontario Government Changes Autism Funding… Again

The Government of Ontario today announced changes to the funding of autism therapies. Again. In an announcement this morning, Minister of Children, Community, and Social Services Todd Smith promised that the government is committed to “a needs-based program that provides children and youth with the supports they need to thrive.” Continue reading “The Ontario Government Changes Autism Funding… Again”

KidsAbility Cuts Jobs Again in Wake of Autism Funding Changes

Changes to the province’s autism funding has claimed more jobs in our area, at least that’s according to the CEO of KidsAbility. Linda Kenny told staff this morning that come January 2020, between 20 and 25 staff members will be laid off in a new round of job losses following nine layoffs earlier this year. Continue reading “KidsAbility Cuts Jobs Again in Wake of Autism Funding Changes”

VIDEOS: Parents Angry and Emotional About Changes to Autism Funding at City Hall Vigil

On Monday, changes to autism funding go in effect in Ontario, and the people that are directly affected, the parents of children with autism, are not pleased. Several of them gathered in front of Guelph City Hall Friday evening to express their anger, disappointment, and hope that someone – especially the current Provincial government – listen to their concerns. Continue reading “VIDEOS: Parents Angry and Emotional About Changes to Autism Funding at City Hall Vigil”