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Families in Crises: news of the tragedy in Prince Rupert


Posted April 25, 2014

The heartbreaking and preventable deaths of a mother and her teenage son with autism in Prince Rupert earlier this month (see Province article) has highlighted the lack of a well-developed strategy in B.C. to respond to families in crisis. On April 25th Global Unfiltered featured a discussion on the underlining issues we face in British Columbia.

The report on the 25th followed a month-long series by Global looking at autism: treatment, causes and the impact on families, featuring many families and professionals working and living with autism in B.C. Some of the stories they featured were:

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