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(Canada) BC: "Limited opportunities for adapted recreational activities" for ASD kids

June 7, 2023, Global News: (British Columbia) Surrey parents of special needs children call for more programs

A group of Surrey parents is calling on the City of Surrey to increase the number of programs for special needs children, saying the community is woefully short compared to programs for typical children.

VIDEO: Jennifer Newby, a homeschooling mother of two boys, 9 and 12, who have autism. She says, along with roughly 7,500 other complex needs children across Surrey, have very limited opportunities for adapted recreational activities. …

Surrey Counselor, Linda Annis: Staffing issue is just one part of it. We certainly need to be looking at innovative to attract more staff. …

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