An Ontario mother says a tremendous weight has been lifted off her shoulders, after internet users helped her locate a steady supply of the disposable sippy-cup lids that her child with autism exclusively drinks from.
Ontario announced the launch of its new autism program on Thursday, which is expected to go much more smoothly than the Liberal government's last attempt that angered thousands of families and spawned large protests.
For kids with autism, a service dog can be just the friend they need. But CTV News has learned that the organizations that train these service animals are so overwhelmed, wait times for service animals at some span years.
A small study found that a 100-year-old drug called suramin, which is used to treat African sleeping sickness, showed promising results for treating autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms in children.