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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 [...]

"To reach out is a risk. When I reached out to Children's Care, I felt appreciated. That feeling is still with me. It's great to be here. Thank you for all you have done and all you have given to me."
– Vicky C., Volunteer