A National Voice

There are a lot of things that are helpful and supportive of families of individuals with autism in our country…and then there are some things that aren’t. For example, service models are very different from province to province.  Although it’s generally agreed that one approach to autism is not effective for everyone, it’s a lot easier in some places to […]

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Kudos and Complaints

Yesterday the Manitoba government announced more funding for autism services. The item was summarized in this article on the CBC website. $123,000 is being spent to extend autism services to additional outlying areas which is fantastic. People outside of Winnipeg need the same support that those in the city get. However, there’s more. $622,000 is being given to St. Amant […]

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If There Were Ever A Reason To Write…

The press release below this post says that the Manitoba government is introducing severe cuts to services for children with disabilities in Manitoba.  What it doesn’t explain is that the cuts are simply the end of a grant that allowed SMD to hire extra staff for a period of time, but now the grant has run out and will not […]

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Autism Society Manitoba’s 6th Annual Walkathon

October is Autism Awareness Month in Manitoba! Join the Autism Society of Manitoba for the 6th Annual Walkathon. Saturday, October 13, 2012 Kildonan Park, North Shelters Registration begins at 11:00 am Walk begins at 12:00 pm Entertainment at 1:00 pm   Bring your family, extended family, friends and neighbours – as always, some special fun is planned. There is no […]

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