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Benton Harbor, MI: Autism center 1 year later: "Students have come in droves"

Oct 25, 2017, ABC57 South Bend, IN: Logan Autism Center in Benton Harbor growing quickly at 1-year mark https://www.abc57.com/news/logan-autism-center-in-benton-harbor-growing-quickly-at-1-year-mark As Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley toured Benton Harbor’s Logan Center on Wednesday, a conversation about how to continue serving southwest Michigan’s autism community took place. “Moving to this new facility has just really opened up doors for what we can do for the community, which has been remarkable,” said Kristin Wier, the director of Logan Center’s Benton Harbor campus. It was September 2016 when ABC57 covered the ribbon cutting at the new campus – the first non-profit autism learning center in southwest Michigan. One year later, the students have come in droves. And on Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Calley visited to check it all out. … Over 150 clients with autism come to the Benton Harbor center – almost double the amount when it opened one year ago. … Wier said there is a constant need for more resources. She said the building is already nearing capacity because access to local autism services is so great. “We have calls every day, throughout the day, of people who are still in need of service,” she said.