ECCM Mental Health Blog

Stay up-to-date with the latest from ECCM. Learn more about the different subsets of mental health and how we can help you navigate into and through the system to get the help you and your loved ones need.

 

Making an Impact with Careers in Mental Health

December 21st, 2021

Careers in community mental health range widely in their degree requirements, but empathy and the ability to communicate are a must, no matter what direction you pursue.

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How Supports Coordination of Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services Improves Quality of Life

November 22nd, 2021

Developmental and intellectual disability in adults and children impacts their quality of life. Here’s how supports coordination of intellectual and developmental disability services can help.

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Fact or Fiction: Are There Different Types of Autism

September 30th, 2021

ECCM is a company that provides guidance to parents and teachers of children with different types of autism so the condition can be identified early on.

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Diagnosis of Autism in Adults

August 26th, 2021

Autism Spectrum Disorder does not affect all individuals identically. Some may be able to live independently, while others may need significant support. It is because of “high-functioning” autism and comorbidities that some adults go undiagnosed.

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Professional and Parent-Implemented Early Intervention Strategies

July 28th, 2021

There are many early intervention strategies that can be employed to ensure the best outcome in young children exhibiting signs of developmental delays. By uniting in their efforts, parents and professionals can make a greater difference.

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How Early Intervention Services Help Children With Developmental Delays

June 25th, 2021

Early intervention services such as those offered by ECCM help children with developmental delays catch up in key domains of early childhood development by pairing them with experts who deliver specialized instruction and care.

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Addressing the Types of Developmental Delays

May 19th, 2021

There are four major types of developmental delays — cognitive, sensorimotor, speech and language, and socioemotional — with the first signs often appearing before the age of 2. Learn more about what those signs are and how early intervention can help.

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What to Know About the Erie County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

April 21st, 2021

 

 

The Erie County Emergency Rental Assistance Program furnishes eligible renters, landlords, and utility providers adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with rental and utility assistance.

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Guide to LTSS: Personal Care Assistance through Medicaid

March 24th, 2021

Long term services and supports (LTSS) are delivered through a variety of programs designed to help financially and medically needy individuals achieve a greater level of autonomy in their homes and communities. 

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Understanding the CHC Waiver in PA

February 24th, 2021

The Community Health Choices (CHC) Waiver was implemented to provide health care services to thousands of eligible PA residents 21 and older. Learn who qualifies.

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