Convincing the Ontario Government to Cover a New Treatment for Autism

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Essay #: 066537
Total text length is 16,125 characters (approximately 11.1 pages).

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The beginning:
Convincing the Ontario Government to Cover a New Treatment for Autism
Introduction of the Issue
What this organization is trying to accomplish is to pressure the Ontario government into cover a new treatment for Autism. The implicit rationale behind such a movement is that the new treatment can assist those with Autism and, in addition to that, many sufferers of Autism simply do not have access to the treatment because they cannot afford the treatment. Of course, this raises the question of what legal grounds can support the organization as it determines to use the courts as a means of advancing its agenda. Reviewing the situation, it is apparent that Section 15(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms might be just the thing the...
The end:
.....vernment of Ontario. “Ontario helping more kids with autism and their families.” 14 Dec. 2010. 11 Feb. 2011 http://news.ontario.ca/mcys/en/2010/12/ontario-helping-more-kids-with-autism-and-their-families.html
Jacques
Chaoulli
and George
Zeliotis
v. Attorney General of Quebec and Attorney General of Canada, (2005) S.C.C. 35
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, Michael, and Miriam Smith. “Social movements, knowledge and public policy: the case of autism activism in Canada and the US.” Critical Policy Studies, 4.1(2010): 38-57.
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, Lisa. “Disability rights activists in the supreme Court of Canada: Legal mobilization theory and accommodating social movements.” Canadian Journal of Political Science, 42(2009): 981-1002.
Wynberg
v. Ontario, 2005
CanL
II 8749 (ON S.C.).