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.

 

Guide to Medicaid Waivers for Intellectually Disabled Pennsylvanians

March 16th, 2023

Medicaid waivers provide people with intellectual disabilities valuable services. But which are best suited to these needs, and how do they differ from one another? Read to find out more. 





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The Importance of Shelter Programs in Pennsylvania and the Role of Behavioral Health Services

February 23rd, 2023

Shelter programs are vital to homeless persons year-round. Here's how ECCM fights homelessness in Pennsylvania with Shelter Plus Care and behavioral health services.

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Learning about Mental Health Assessment and Placement Services by ECCM

January 27th, 2023

Learning about mental health assessment, supports, and services available to you is a vital step in coping with mental health issues. Find out how ECCM can help.

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Sensory Toys for Autism: A Holiday Gift Guide

December 14th, 2022

Read about the benefits of sensory toys for autism in the ECCM's gift guide and get some great tips for selecting sensory devices as holiday gifts for kids with autism.

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Preparing Children with Autism for the Holiday Season

November 16th, 2022

The holidays can be challenging for children with autism. Help them avoid overstimulation, anxiety, and meltdowns with our tips on preparing your child for the season.

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Early Intervention Service Coordinators for Young Children

October 31st, 2022

Service coordinators can significantly help your child in the early stages of their developmental delays, connecting them to the supports they need to thrive.

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How Parents Can Support Autism Development

September 21st, 2022

Children with autism develop differently and need a strong support system to help with their progress. Learn what you can do as a parent to help your child develop and progress throughout life.

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Benefits of Sensory Activities for Children with Autism

August 25th, 2022

Sensory activities for children with autism can be highly beneficial in both the classroom and home.

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Difference Between Developmental Delays and Autism

July 15th, 2022

Although some of the signs and symptoms of developmental delays and autism may look the same, they are two different conditions.

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Benefits of Sensory Activities for Adults with Autism

June 15th, 2022

Sensory activities designed for adults with autism have a number of benefits. ECCM will help you develop an individualized service plan with what benefits you the most.

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