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(Canada) What happens to autistic kids 'when we're gone?'

June 23, 2017, National Post (Canada): In rare display of unity, opposition hammers Trudeau on ‘cold-hearted’ autism funding decision http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/in-rare-display-of-unity-opposition-hammers-trudeau-on-cold-hearted-autism-funding-decision/wcm/cec295f7-0973-499d-af14-e0f6934ca615 ....As it stands, he said, Canada doesn’t even have reliable statistics about the prevalence of autism, because health services are delivered provincially and can vary from province to province. ... Tom Frazier, chief science officer at Autism Speaks, said U.S. statistics show the prevalence of autism has increased significantly in the last 25 years, partly as people have children later and as the rate of survival of premature infants increases. Lake, whose 21-year-old son, Jaden, is autistic, said he worries about the options for the growing number of adults with autism, and he plans to keep fighting for the partnership. “What happens when we’re gone?” he said. “Will we have a society that cares for our kids like we care for our kids?”