Nine-year-old Jack Gendron and his family have been organizing an annual family snowmobile ride in Maine for years. They’ve also been battling Jack’s OCD.
“Bradley saved our lives.”
Those heartfelt words are the first thing Beth Abbott tells anyone when talking about her son Alex’s stay last year in the inpatient unit of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD).
Brooke Carreiro still recalls vividly how difficult it could be for her son Jordan to handle everyday tasks from taking a bath and getting dressed to eating.
Diagnosed with hyposensitive sensory processing disorder, an under-responsiveness to sensory stimulation, Jordan was in constant motion: running, spinning, jumping, climbing on furniture, and crashing into walls.