2017-04-02 / Insight


April is Child Abuse Prevention and Autism Awareness Month

Editor’s note: April is both National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Autism Awareness Month, an opportunity to shed more light on these important subjects in Lapeer County.

During April The County Press will double-down and offer greater Insight into the agencies, resources and programs available to help families cope with child abuse and neglect as well as autism.

Autism spectrum disorder refers to a group of developmental disabilities that can cause substantial impairments in a child’s behaviors and social and communication skills.

Today, we introduce the topics and personal insight by women who head programs to offer support and assistance to children and their families in Lapeer County impacted by abuse and autism.

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