Archive for August 13, 2013
It is no wonder that urgent care centers are gaining in popularity, numbering nearly 9,000 and growing urgent care locations in the United States. Most, if not all, urgent care locations operate on a walk in basis, and generally have shorter wait times than emergency rooms. Not to mention the fact that they have more convenient hours than the office hours of most primary physicians.
Urgent care facilities concentrate on the evaluation and treatment of acutely arising conditions, for a wide range of patients. What this means is that they treat the injuries that need attention, but are not necessarily serious enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Urgent care locations would deal with a person whose hand needed stitches, whereas an emergency room should deal with the loss of a finger.
Did you know that the number of people being diagnosed with autism has dramatically increased since the 1980s? This is probably due to more patients being correctly diagnosed, greater awareness about the problem, and potentially due to genetic and environmental variables we do not yet fully understand. In the past, children with autism were often misdiagnosed and, for this reason, did not receive the care and assistance that they needed. Here are three things you should know about finding the right schools for children with learning disabilities.
1. Autism is a Spectrum Disorder
Autism appears in multiple forms, ranging from high functioning individuals who can achieve social integration to individuals who will need assistance and supervision throughout their lives. When you are looking f