At a special event held at the Confederation Building this morning, Honorable Joan Burke, Minister of Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities officially released the Provincial Strategy for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The New York Times - April 4th 2012: Teams of scientists working independently have for the first time identified several gene mutations that they agree sharply increase the chances that a child will develop autism. They have found further evidence that the risk increases with the age of the parents, particularly in fathers over age 35... Click here to read more
The Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is a provincial, nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to fostering, lifelong, community-based supports and services. This includes acceptance, independence, productivity, and opportunities for inclusion in all facets of life for persons with autism spectrum disorders and their families.