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Media Release: Provincial budget doesn’t address services for B.C.’s most vulnerable children and youth 

February 23, 2022
We travelled to Victoria on Feb 22, 2022 to attend the 2022 Budget Lock-Up and left disappointed by the lack of investment in programs for children and youth with support needs who do not benefit from existing programs.

Analysis Finds Serious Shortcomings in MCFD’s Proposed Assessment Tools

February 8, 2022
 You can read it here or click the image below:   What are the shortcomings? In late 2021, BC’s MCFD announced changes to how it […]

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

December 9, 2021
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

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

Open Letter to Minister Dean | Post-Meeting

November 19, 2021
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 16, 2021
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

November 8, 2021
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

November 8, 2021
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 […]

Education Changes in BC 

September 27, 2021
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

February 19, 2021
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

September 1, 2020
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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