Telegram.com

Telegram.com: Medical Memos

Telegram.com: Medical Memos

Alternatives, The Bridge get new psychiatrist

Alternatives and The Bridge recently welcomed Dr. Oliver Joseph to the staff.

Dr. Joseph is a graduate of Boston University and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. He completed his residency in psychiatry at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.

While at Virginia

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments
Telegram.com: Goldsmith to lead Devereux in Mass, RI

Telegram.com: Goldsmith to lead Devereux in Mass, RI

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has promoted Kerry Ann Goldsmith to executive director of Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island, replacing Stephen H. Yerdon, who is retiring.

Ms. Goldsmith has been the assistant executive director at Devereux Massachusetts and Rhode Island over the past 10 years and is a licensed mental health

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments
Telegram.com: Webster Five Foundation supports work program

Telegram.com: Webster Five Foundation supports work program

The Webster Five Foundation donated $10,000 to the Bridge of Central Massachusetts to help fund the organization’s Bridge Youth Employment Project.

The Bridge of Central Massachusetts is a human services agency serving Webster and 16 other communities, mostly in Central Massachusetts, focused on people with mental health challenges, developmental disabilities,

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments
Telegram.com: As new psychiatric beds open in Westboro, demand for help surges

Telegram.com: As new psychiatric beds open in Westboro, demand for help surges

By Matthew Tota, Correspondent

WESTBORO — Even before it opened in November, Westborough Behavioral Healthcare Hospital received calls daily about available beds.

Now, with only a small number of its 152 beds patient-ready, the hospital cannot yet satisfy that big demand for care.

As more units come online, CEO Patrick

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments
Telegram.com: Transition to adult world the focus of Worcester conference for those with disabilities

Telegram.com: Transition to adult world the focus of Worcester conference for those with disabilities

Cyrus Moulton Telegram & Gazette Staff @MoultonCyrus

WORCESTER – Riley Easley, 21, co-founded a greeting card and merchandise company whose mission is spreading kindness.

The Sterling resident also has autism and a birthday this month that makes him eligible for adult social services through the state, rather than services provided

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments
Telegram.com: Mike Girard's Big Swinging Thing comes to Mechanics Hall for Autism Speaks!

Telegram.com: Mike Girard's Big Swinging Thing comes to Mechanics Hall for Autism Speaks!

For Steve LeClaire, saxophonist and arranger for Mike Girard’s Big Swinging Thing, autism is a personal issue: His son Ben was diagnosed with it on his 2nd birthday, in 1990. With that in mind, it’s unsurprising that LeClaire would throw himself passionately into a fundraising effort to help find a

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments
Telegram.com: Police charge man in BB-gun shooting of autistic man

Telegram.com: Police charge man in BB-gun shooting of autistic man

Susan Spencer Telegram & Gazette Staff @SusanSpencerTG

UXBRIDGE – Uxbridge police identified the suspects allegedly responsible for shooting an autistic man with a BB gun earlier this week.

According to police, Samuel T. Patterson, 19, of Uxbridge, was arrested Friday and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon,

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments
Telegram.com: Beacon Hill Roll Call

Telegram.com: Beacon Hill Roll Call

Beacon Hill Roll Call

By Bob Katzen

The Massachusetts Legislature, week of July 10-14, 2017

THE HOUSE AND SENATE

Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on roll calls from prior Senate debate on the fiscal year 2018 budget approved by the Legislature and sent to Gov. Charlie Baker.

Read the full article at the original source

Posted by ASD-Search in ASD News, Newsfeed, 0 comments