Autism advocate raises concerns over inclusive education

June 21, 2012

The New Brunswick government will invest $62 million over the next three years to improve inclusive education.  Autism advocate and Fredericton lawyer Harold Doherty is questioning the education department’s plans around autism by pointing out that some children with autism cannot function properly in a mainstream classrooms.  “It’s a philosophy, it’s not an evidence based approach to educating children with disabilities,” Doherty said.  Read more at the CBC.