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C.B.S. family feel young son's daycare dismissal is discriminatory

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Yaw and Julianne Antwi-Adjei call finding child care mission impossible
Gillis, Heather
Publication Date: 
11 Jul 2023


Yaw and Julianne Antwi-Adjei say they were blindsided when their four-year-old son, Milo, was dismissed from a Conception Bay South, N.L. daycare without warning in April. 

They say the daycare didn't notify them of any issues with their child before they were called into an emergency meeting and dismissed.

"The first meeting we had, we were told that our son is being terminated from the daycare," Yaw said. "It was such a hard thing to take at the time."

Some children with autism have been dismissed from daycares in the St. John's area because they need extra support from what's called an inclusion worker. There's currently a shortage of early childhood educators to fill those positions. 


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