Great post here on autism and how narrow minded some people are about something that affects a great many people.
So while Rob Ford makes more headlines for hanging around cottage country instead of rehab for the long weekend, big bro Doug Ford is busy insulting people with Autism and those who love them.
Doug Ford thinks a residential home for developmentally disabled youth in his ward is a “nightmare” for the neighbourhood. While his heart (ha!) goes out to the families of Autistic children, they have “violent tendencies” that will disrupt the neighbourhood and it should be relocated. Ford was told of this home in advance, but once some would-be voters complained he suddenly started thinking it was an issue.
According to Ford this home for some people with Autism has ruined the community. Apparently these Etobicoke families have worked hard for their homes and having child with Autismin the neighbourhood will destroy the entire neighbourhood.
I wish I was surprised by Ford’s prejudice about children and…
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