Huntington Hospital Planning Autism Facility

By Nina Settappa

Huntington Hospital Planning Autism Facility

October 31, 2012 Updated Oct 31, 2012 at 8:59 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Parkview Huntington Hospital and Parkview Health System is developing a center for the treatment of autism.

The new comprehensive center is scheduled to open in early 2013. The Parkview Huntington Hospital Autism Center will be the first autism treatment facility in northeast Indiana. The autism center will house two facilities and will provide therapeutic and rehabilitation services for children ages 2 to 18. In addition to the children, support groups for the family members will be provided.

The center will initially care for 10 children and then expand to 40 children.

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