There is currently a cross
Because of differences in how the provinces fund autism treatment some families of autistic children are migrating to
Kapuskasing Northern Times - August 30, 2006Autism Exodus
Family Alberta-bound to seek better treatment for their daughter
The great Oil Patch Exodus has thousands of Canadians relocating to the booming economy of Alberta hoping for a better life.But there is a silent exodus to the centre of the country for another reason as well, one that has gotten little press. It is an exodus based on autism and it is affecting a Kapuskasing family.
"It's a shame government inaction is breaking up a family", Denise Audet says. Her daughter Sylvie's family is heading for Alberta to seek better treatment for their autistic daughter Gabrielle.