Autism program changes cause concern for Manitoba families

CBC News | September 9, 2016, Written by Kim Kaschor

Anxieties are high this week for parents of Manitoba children with autism, as their kids head back to school with fewer supports.

“For the last two days all I’ve got was phone calls and emails and Facebook posts with parents that have huge amounts of anxiety about [their children] going back to school or going … to school for the first time,” said Guy Mercier, chairman of Manitoba Families for Effective Autism Treatment (MFEAT).  

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Adrian Roy is five years old and thriving in the early intensive behavioural intervention (EIBI) program at St. Amant.

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