A group that represents Canadians living with and caring for those with autism says too many families are having to fight with the Canada Revenue Agency to ensure they can receive the Disability Tax Credit.
A Halifax-area mother issued an emotional plea for help Thursday for her family and for her nine-year-old son, who is due to be released next week from a confined hospital unit but suffers from violently aggressive fits of frustration because of his severe autism.
A growing number of Canadian businesses are providing programs and services geared toward autistic people, but some adult members of their target audience want more of a say on how the offerings are developed.
There were few dry eyes in the bleachers Saturday as a 16-year-old boy with autism was handed the football and sprinted across the field to score his very first touchdown after years of supporting his Sackville, N.B. high school team from the sidelines.
A Quebec barber who got down on the floor to trim the hair of a young client with autism was applauded in Canada's Senate chamber Wednesday, several weeks after a photo of him garnered worldwide attention.