Supportive homes and communities

The end of British Columbia’s EIBI program

January 21st, 2010 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media

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How are affected families coping with the loss of this program for their children with autism?

When the B.C. government announced changes to the way it funds autism support in the province, mothers of children with autism became activists…challenging the decision with protests and online campaigns.

The early intensive behavioural intervention program (EIBI) ends January 31st. We speak with Cher Sherwood and Samantha Warden, mothers of children with autism and organizers of the protests against the government’s decision, about the experiences of affected families.


Image: Families gather in Langley to protest autism cuts. Source: Moms On the Move.
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