Markham - Unionville

YA students - 5 years old

Dear Billy Pang, As a constituent in the Markham riding, I am writing today to express my concerns with respect to the government’s recent announcement of the New Ontario Autism Program (OAP). As you are aware, there are 8,400 children with autism currently receiving support from the OAP while 23,000 children remain on the waitlist for life changing evidence-based therapy. Therapy for a child on the spectrum is their education as well as a medical necessity. It allows a child to connect with the world and prepare them for school. Therapy that is based on individual needs helps children to thrive ...

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