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  • We encourage the ongoing participation of all members of the autism community in BC.
  • We actively foster, and benefit from, the synergy of bringing together families, practitioners and researchers.
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Richmond Review Covers Autism Centre Plans

Richmond Review Covers Autism Centre Plans

by  Martin van den Hemel – Richmond Review

Construction of a new 58,000-square-foot centre for the study, treatment and assessment of autism, could begin on Sea Island in the next three months.

Sergio Cocchia, co-founder of the Pacific Autism Family Centre Foundation, said the $28-million facility was originally slated to be built in Vancouver, but a change-of-heart involving one of the project’s partners led the foundation to try to secure a property in Richmond.

Cocchia met with members of Richmond council at a general purposes committee meeting on Monday, at which he presented his plans and said he received a great response.

“They were incredibly supportive,” Cocchia said.


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