Tag Archives: disability

A Message to the Province of Ontario

I respond to an article from the Oakville Beaver, MAY2016: ¬†Improving autism services for children and youths. ¬†My comments are in CAPS and bold. Oakville Beaver By Kevin Flynn, My View There are approximately 40,000 children and youths in Ontario … Continue reading

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Swimming Lessons with Autism

We enrolled N in swimming lessons for the first time when N was 4. The community swimming program for special needs kids was called “Aquadapt”. As I saw it at the time, it was just another thing N could not … Continue reading

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Autism Appearances……are Deceiving

There are 2 stories that I want to tell. About appearances, and how they are not necessarily reflective of reality. One is about autism, the other is not. In both cases the families live on the edge, at the extreme … Continue reading

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Lost….Code ADAM…..and Found

It has not happened, in years, but it did again today. I lost N at the Superstore. I was selecting a flavour of ice cream in the freezer aisle, and I did not notice that he had wandered off. My … Continue reading

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