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Autism Families in Crisis

By The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology


This Senate committee report discusses the issue of funding for the treatment of autism and recommends the creation of a national autism strategy. The committee held meetings that included autistic individuals, parents of autistic children, advocacy groups, health professionals, autism researchers, and selected federal department representatives and documented the issues raised during the meetings. The report summarizes the concerns and identifies actions needed by the federal government in response to these issues.

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