Critics calling for more autism services for English-speaking families in Quebec

“Some English-speaking families living off the island of Montreal are turning to Ontario to access services for their children living with autism.”

Some families in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region claim their local CLSC re-directed them to Hawkesbury, Ontario, to avoid the long wait lists in Quebec. The local health board is on the defensive and denies families have been referred to Ontario or the private sector.

QCGN Vice-president Geoffrey Chambers deplored the fact services are less accessible off-island while apologizing to sectors which just don’t give services at all, like in the Townships or the Gaspé.

Read the full article by Global Montreal