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Behavioral Therapies for Autism will be topic of today's PA Live


Behavioral Therapies for Children with Autism will be topic of April 25 PA Live

In observance of National Autism Month, two behavioral specialists from Community Counseling Services will be featured guests on the Wednesday, April 25 edition of WBRE's PA Live HealthBeat segment.

Behavioral Specialist Consultants (BSCs) Karen Kotchick Hughes and John Warneck will discuss successful evidenced-based behavioral therapies used to help autistic children to learn and communicate.

Community Counseling Services' Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) Julie Winters is also featured in the video segment conducting therapeutic drills with one of her clients.

PA Live features medical experts from Commonwealth Health each Wednesday as part of its recurring HealthBeat medical report, which airs locally at 4 p.m. on WBRE-28.

Visit the PA Live page on for a complete list of previous HealthBeat reports.



For information on therapy for autistic or special needs children, contact Community Counseling Services at 570-552-6000.

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders (Staywell Health)

Autism Spectrum Disorders Data & Statistics (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)

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