Nonprofit Wesley Family Services has opened an outpatient autism and behavioral health care facility in Monroeville.
The facility on Old William Penn Highway is focusing on helping individuals who have an autism diagnosis.
“With the number of children on the autism spectrum continuing to rise, we want to be here to support local families who are either navigating through the diagnosis process or are trying to find treatment options,” said Kate Pompa, the organization’s director of autism services. “We are thrilled to be a part of the Monroeville community and have a facility that is conveniently located for families.”
According to the latest statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one out of every 68 children is diagnosed on the autism spectrum.
At the Monroeville facility, specialized therapeutic programs like Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, WonderKids, and Creative Arts is offered to children, teenagers, and young adults who are on the autism spectrum.