Why Ontario can’t handle children with autism

TVO | November 25, 2015, Written by Iman Sheikh

Mica doesn’t talk a lot. When he says, “Go to bathroom!” it means he really needs to go.

That Mica can say even those three words is a relief for his mother, Anne Jovanovic, since the seven-year-old is functionally non-verbal. When Mica was a toddler, doctors said he had hearing problems and performed two ear surgeries on him. Things didn’t improve. Eventually, Jovanovic took him to a clinical psychologist for a private examination in Ottawa, where she lives. He was diagnosed with severe autism at three years old.

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