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May 12, 2018 – Vibert: Uncertainty creates gaps in Autism Spectrum Disorder support

May 9, 2018 – Review of N.S. autism services kept private despite acknowledgement of gaps

May 9, 2018 – Officials admit to 'gaps' but promise better autism programs, services soon

May 9, 2018 – Editorial: A credible first step towards inclusive education

May 8, 2018 – Nova Scotia to hire over 190 professionals to help with classroom inclusion

May 8, 2018 – Province’s inclusive education strategy includes 190 new hires

April 23, 2018 – Try something out of your ordinary this weekend

April 21, 2018 – Opinion: a lonely trek from autism awareness to acceptance
 
Mar 31, 2018 – Autism battle: We saves N.S. money, but it could have cost us everything

Mar 29, 2018 – 1 in 66 Canadian children diagnosed with autism, report reveals

Mar 27, 2018 – Autism NS reacts to inclusion commission report

Mar 27, 2018 – Autism advocate cautiously optimistic after inclusive education report

Mar 26, 2018 – Living with autism: a Nova Scotia family’s call for action

Mar 23, 2018 – N.S. invests $1.4 million in autism support services

Mar 23, 2018 - Province adds to support for job seekers with autism

Mar 22, 2018 – Bedford mother of autistic boy still pushing for crisis support

Mar 20, 2018 – Funding will help people find and keep work, says Autism Nova Scotia

Mar 15, 2018 – Nova Scotia announces spending spree after offshore royalty windfall

Mar 1, 2018 – Autism conference tackles issues of living on the spectrum

Jan 22, 2018 – Jump in emergency calls involving autism spawns new training for RCMP 

Jan 11, 2018 – ‘Our world has gotten smaller’: N.S. mother continues call for national autism strategy

Jan 11, 2018 – IWK evasive on questions regarding autism services

Jan 11, 2018 – IWK responds to criticism over lack of autism assistance

Jan 10, 2018 – ‘What is their plan?’: N.S. family struggles to cope as PM, premier dodge questions on autism

Jan 10, 2018 – N.S. mother raises lack of autism plan in Canada with Justin Trudeau

Jan 10, 2018 – McNeil can’t explain why Nova Scotia doesn’t have an autism strategy

Jan 10, 2018 – Nova Scotians press Trudeau on issues like autism and veteran care at town hall meeting

Jan 10, 2018 – ‘It wasn’t much of a response,’ says mother after asking Trudeau autism strategy question

Jan 9, 2018 – Prime Minister Trudeau faces difficult questions at Halifax-area town hall

Jan 9, 2018 – Trudeau asked where he stands on a national autism strategy

Jan 9, 2018 – Mother tells Trudeau autism care is a ‘human rights issue’

Jan 8, 2018 – Mother of boy with autism details plight at home: ‘we’re living in a nightmare’

Jan 8, 2018 – ‘We need help’: N.S. family fears for safety as they care for son with autism

Jan 8, 2018 – Nova Scotia mother of boy with severe autism shares details of plight at home

Jan 7, 2018 – N.S. premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Dec 27, 2017 – How slaying dragons and rolling dice can help people with autism

Dec 11, 2017 – ‘Nothing has changed’: Nova Scotia teen with autism speaks out as gaps in autism services persist

Dec 11, 2017 – ‘There was nothing’: families with autism say they have nowhere to turn to in Nova Scotia

Dec 8, 2017 – Providing support to kids with autism

Dec 7, 2017 – Nova Scotia Health Minister disputes lack of services for families with autism

Dec 7, 2017 – Community Services Minister Kelly Regan says Nova Scotia can do more to support people with autism

Dec 7, 2017 – Nova Scotia premier says extreme autism cases merit additional support

Dec 7, 2017 – Autism Nova Scotia board member calls for national strategy

Dec 4, 2017 – Nowhere to go: Nova Scotia boy falls through gaps in autism care

Dec 4, 2017 – ‘We are not alone’: Family’s heart-rending case prompts call for autism strategy

Dec 4, 2017 – Family’s heart-rending case prompts call for autism strategy: ‘we are not alone’

Dec 4, 2017 – Autism tool kits to be provided at HRM public libraries

Dec 1, 2017 – My autistics son is in crisis and he can’t get the help he needs

Dec 1, 2017 – Calls for help are increasing drastically in the province says Autism Nova Scotia

Dec 1, 2017 – Autism Nova Scotia sees 50% hike in calls about complex autism cases since 2016

Nov 30, 2017 – N.S. family ‘scared’ as boy with severe autism faces release without home supports

Nov. 30, 2017 – N.S. family ‘scared’ as boy with severe autism faces release without home supports

Nov 29, 2017 – CTV Morning Live “Better Grades: ‘SLIDE’ Improv Program”

Nov 19, 2017 – ‘It’s really worrying’: summit looks at struggles faced by adults with autism

Sept. 21, 2017 – ‘Hunger games of parenting’: parents call for more help for students with autism

Sept 18, 2017 – Autism Nova Scotia helps youth build skills to help their community

Sept 15, 2017 – FIN offering relaxed screenings to make festival more inclusive

July 24, 2017 – Pre-primary program could lead to disjointed system: Autism Nova Scotia

July 5, 2017 – Student with autism dragged ‘kicking and screaming’ to tiny padded room, says mom

June 21, 2017 – Nova Scotia pre-primary program may further disadvantage students with autism: advocates

June 21, 2017 – Advocates worried Nova Scotia’s pre-primary program will disadvantage students with autism

May 24, 2017 – Autism stereotypes do a disservice

May 7, 2017 – People with autism get chance to try air travel without leaving the ground

May 5, 2017 – Opinion: tackling autism after age six

July 8, 2015 - Autism experts meet in Edmonton

July 8, 2015 - Harper government announces autism spectrum disorder working group

June 4, 2015 - Nova Scotia autism program aims to help people find, keep jobs

June 3, 2015 - AutismWorks launchpad program

July 15, 2014 - Summer camp for autistic children

Mar 13, 2014 - Cynthia Carroll speaks at 100 Men Halifax