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How COVID-19 is impacting families with children on the spectrum

Featured on, CityNews Toronto and CTV News Toronto

Aligned with World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), these stories highlight how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the lives of families with kids who are on the autism spectrum. Holland Bloorview parent, Susan Cosgrove, is interviewed for insight into her day-to-day, along with the hospital’s very own Dr. Melanie Penner, who shared some strategies for families like Susan’s to consider during this challenging time. You can read and watch the stories here:, CityNews Toronto and CTV News Toronto.