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(Canada) Ontario parents protest lack of help for autistic children

Oct 27, 2017, (Canada) CBC: Parents rally at Queen's Park to demand more for children with autism http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/parents-rally-at-queens-park-children-with-autism-province-1.4376006 A protest at Queen's Park brought the concerns of parents with autistic children in Ontario to the provincial government's doorstep. Dozens of parents - many with their children - protested a lack of adequate supports and accommodations for children with autism. … Aside from the lack of proper supports, parents were concerned about the lack of properly trained educational assistants and teachers in the classroom. Currently the training for educational assistants and teachers is a weekend course, according to Shawna Fleming, a Waterloo board-certified behavior analyst and autism therapist.