Month: April 2016

JONES CALLS FOR IBI THERAPY TO BE REINSTATED FOR KIDS OVER 5

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon urged the Minister of Children and Youth Services to reverse her to decision to remove children with Autism over 5 years old from receiving IBI therapy. The waitlist for IBI therapy has increased because of years of inaction by the Liberal government. In 2014-2015 there were 16,158 …

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GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT SHOWS 85% OF CHILDREN RECEIVING IBI THERAPY WILL BE CUT-OFF

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon asked the Premier to not cut-off the 85 per cent of children over the age 5 that are currently receiving Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) therapy. On March 29th the Government announced that children with Autism over the age of 5 will be ineligible to receive IBI therapy. …

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MINISTER REFUSES TO PROVIDE REAL SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon questioned the Minister of Children and Youth Services on her decision to remove children over 5 years old with Autism from accessing Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) therapy. “Last week when news broke about the Minister’s decision, I immediately started hearing from parents across the province who were …

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