Treatment for autism still lacking

Photos providedA girl receives therapy at Lighthouse Autism Center, one of two new facilities in Elkhart County. 

ELKHART — In just a month’s time, two autism treatment centers opened in Elkhart County, but it didn’t even make a dent in the gap for children in need of services.

With seven centers in the Michiana area, Lighthouse Autism Center finally opened its first building in Dunlap about a month ago. Goshen City Behavioral Health opened shortly after, a dream of owner Holli Perrin, who was a registered behavior technician.

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