A provincial initiative is bringing awareness and assistance to families with autism.
星期二，April 2,was Be Cool for Autism day across the province.
At the town council office in Labrador City,the mayors of Labrador City and Wabush signed a proclamation declaring this Autism Awareness Week.
The Labrador West Autism Group helps support families of children with autism.他们有一个名为“西自闭症实验室”的Facebook小组。188bet手机版
Local programs to help families dealing with autism include JASPER (Joint Attention Symbolic Play Engagement Regulation),为患此病的儿童提供游戏治疗。由加州大学洛杉矶分校（UCLA）开发，the program was introduced in the province by Eastern Health.
The is also the Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) where professionals help teach children and parents ways to cope with different situations that might cause difficulty for the child.
The local group is always exploring other ways to help families.
Ashley Sheppard,拉布拉多西部自闭症小组成员，says she was hoping to start a Sensory Group for local children with autism as well.