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Need a Hug?

During last weekend’s Walk Now for Autism event, we were fortunate to have many visitors come by our booth and check out our information, resources and a variation of our “Hug Machine.”  Research shows that those with autism or sensory issues who use a hug or squeeze machine are often calmed and their tactile defenses [...]

"I grew up receiving services from Children's Care Hospital & School and still remember many of my teachers and helpers. I enjoy coming each day to help the children any way I can, I like helping in the pool and enjoy working with all the staff. It is my desire to be of assistance in the best way I know how."
– Teresa R., Volunteer