Approved Autism Evaluation Centers in Michigan (AAEC)

Approved Autism Evaluation Center in Michigan AAEC

Michigan insurance carriers require an official autism assessment evaluation to be completed at an AAEC site in order to grant approval for ABA therapy services. But because AAEC sites have long waiting lists, parents opt to have a qualified autism assessment completed much earlier by a qualified health professional who is specifically trained in providing … Read more

Early Signs of Autism Often Missed By Pediatricians

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Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disorder that affects communication, social skills, and behavior. While it can be diagnosed at any age, it is categorized as a “developmental disorder” because symptoms become most prominent in the first two years of life. Autism is classified as a spectrum due to the wide variation in the severity … Read more

Suicide Prevention Tips: What You Do Could Save A Person’s Life

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According to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for every person who commits suicide, 280 others who actually think about it don’t end up following through. It’s unclear what pushes a person to follow through and go from merely just thinking about it to actually planning an attempt, but having people to talk and connect with … Read more

Bipolar Disorder Types & Treatment Options

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Bipolar Disorder is a mental health condition marked by severe altering mood swings. These moods can change rapidly. Phases of emotions may last several days, weeks, or even months. At high peaks, which are referred to as positive moods, a person experiences mania. They exhibit high energy, lack of sleep, and sometimes even loss of … Read more

Depression Types & Treatment Options

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Depression is a mental health disorder characterized by persistently low mood that causes a significant impairment in one’s functioning and daily life. It is one of the most common mental health disorders among Americans. While almost 3 million Americans are diagnosed with depression every year, it is likely that many more are suffering from it … Read more