Central Michigan University opens new Autism Assessment Clinic

CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY-  has introduced a new Central Autism Assessment and Treatment Clinic . This clinic is only one of eight in Michigan and is the farthest north.

This new clinic will provide a valuable asset in having children in the Northern part of Michigan assessed, diagnosed and treated. Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability with one in every sixty eight children currently being diagnosed on the autism spectrum.

With ever increasing diagnosis  the center director, Christine Nutkins said:

“We can help one child at a time but we can impact many more people by training CMU students on how to accurately diagnose this growing disability.”

The original article on the Midland Daily News website can be read here