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Category Archives: Developmental Disabilities


The Importance of Early Treatment in Autism

Posted on February 28, 2013
Post written by Dr. Ken Macurik, Director of Developmental Disabilities at St. Joseph’s Villa and Doctoral Level Board Certified Behavior Analyst Modern research shows that early behavioral services may improve overall functioning and produce significant gains in IQ for children with autism who enter treatment at 2 to 3 years of age. With the recommended screening age for autism spectrum disorders recently being lowered to 18 months, there is an ...Read More