CHP loses early intervention program to larger Pittsfield nonprofit

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission’s Berkshire Benchmark’s data shows that of the 400 children under age three in South County, around 10 percent of the population have some sort of developmental issue. Sixteen children under three in Berkshire County have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), “a shockingly high number,” according to PDC Executive Director Maureen Atwood.