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AutismBC rejects MCFD’s information sessions and survey for community members

October 6, 2022
AutismBC rejects these information sessions as a form of meaningful consultation with MCFD. The sessions did not provide any new information and created even more […]

34 Disability Organizations write to MCFD

October 6, 2022
December 3, 2021   Honourable Mitzi Dean Ministry of Children & Family Development PO Box 9724 Stn. Prov Govt Victoria, BC V8W 9S2­­   RE: […]

AutismBC Visits the Legislature: Advocating for Meaningful Consultation with the Disability Community

October 6, 2022
We visited Legislature with the intention of representing and voicing common concerns from disability organizations and community members about the proposed changes to the Child […]

Open Letter to Minister Dean | Post-Meeting

October 6, 2022
Please feel free to use these questions in your calls and letters to your own MLAs and remember to cc [email protected]. Use this site to […]

In the Press: AutismBC’s Advocacy on MCFD Funding Changes

November 25, 2022
October 27, 2021—AutismBC board president Kaye Banez spoke to Global regarding MCFD’s initial announcement. “Learning the individualized funding will be phased out is very concerning […]

Our Collective Response to MCFD’s Autism Funding Change Announcement

October 6, 2022
Find out what you can do to voice your concerns to Minister Mitzi Dean Dear Member, As many of you know, the Ministry of Children […]

Our Open letter to Minister Mitzi Dean

October 6, 2022
While the letter is addressed to Minister Dean, it is also a call to action for all organizations representing community members affected by Dean’s October […]

MCFD’s Autism Funding Changes and Family Hubs: What you need to know and what you can do

May 4, 2023
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) recently announced a new service system using one-stop family connections hubs and ending existing services such as Autism Funding, the […]

Education Changes in BC 

October 6, 2022
Did you know about the changes happening with schooling in BC?  AutismBC is committed to inclusion and supporting our community. Our members have been asking us […]

AutismBC’s Statement Against Bullying

May 18, 2023
AutismBC denounces all forms of bullying in all environments, regardless of age, ability, gender identity, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. We believe in inclusivity and acceptance […]

Our Response to Violence Towards Children on the Autism Spectrum

October 7, 2022
We at AutismBC would like to express our concern regarding the information provided to the public about two recent incidents involving children on the autism […]
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