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Feelings of Failure When Seeking Help for a Mentally Ill Child – 8 Tips to Get Past These

Admitting to yourself that your child might have a mental illness is the hardest thing.  As parents we don't like to admit that there are somethings that we just can't control.  This is only the start of a journey that will encompass your lives. I have come up with what I think are good tips for dealing with the stigma and feelings of failure. Admit [...]

How Can We Be Jolly – A Family vs A Residential Treatment Facility

Everywhere we look, there are reminders that this is the season.  The season to be jolly.  The season of good cheer and hope. I blog regularly over at my site  For some readers, what I am about to say may not make a lot of sense.  I recommend you review the above site. :)  Yes a bit of shameless self-promotion.  I hope my editor [...]

Sensory Processing Disorder Awareness

SPD Awareness.  I remember the first time I learned the term Sensory Processing Disorder.  It was in reference to one of my sons.    Imagine an assault on your senses that is so severe that it makes you curl up in a ball and cry.  Or worse, it makes you sick to your stomach.  That is my son.  His sensory issue?  Loud noises.  Now we haven't [...]

School and the Special Needs Parent – 7 Tips To Stay Involved

Parents of children with special health care needs often feel harried and rushed. A typical student goes to school and comes home.  Completes the homework if there is any, and all is well.  This is often not the case with children that have special health care needs.   Couple that with the IEP process that can be overwhelming and any parent can feel put off by [...]

By | 2013-09-16T09:00:02+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Categories: School, School Relations|Tags: , , |0 Comments