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We get reaction to the story about a vicious letter sent to the family of an autistic boy.
Guest host Jane Hawtin spoke to Oksana Romanov. She's also felt the stigma of her son's autism and says cases like this highlight the need for more awareness and education about autism.
She is also the Executive Director of the Autism Path North York Parent Support Group.External Site br />Listen audio (runs 7:25)

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