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Janet McLaughlin

Health studies professor, mother, advocate

Janet McLaughlin is an associate professor of health studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, who specializes in health policy and equity issues. She a mother of two children, one of whom is autistic.
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Why Ontario's Autism Debate Drives Parents To Rage And Tears

The idea that one group of children must be tossed aside for another is flawed and harmful. The problem of wait lists for autism therapy is simply one of government spending priorities. The only reason every single child with autism cannot immediately receive IBI is because the government is not immediately investing enough money for them to do so. But aren't the Liberals investing $333 million? Why isn't that enough?
05/24/2016 11:00 EDT