Is selective mutism a real thing?

Oct 16, 18 Is selective mutism a real thing?

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Is selective mutism a real thing As a matter of fact, it is a real thing. Selective mutism, also called elective mutism, is a childhood condition typically seen in children between 4 and 7 years old. You can recognize elective mutism based on the child’s refusal to speak in social settings although they have the ability to...

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SSRI selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor. What the…

Oct 09, 18 SSRI selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor. What the…

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SSRI selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor Selective seratonin reuptake inhibitors are antidepressant medications. SSRIs are a mental health treatment used to treat severe depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and anxiety. SSRI examples There are currently several SSRI medications approved for depression and anxiety...

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I can’t stand my disabled brother! Silent struggle of siblings of the disabled

Oct 05, 18 I can’t stand my disabled brother! Silent struggle of siblings of the disabled

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I can’t stand my disabled brother! Silent struggle of siblings of the disabled We experience many emotions supporting and caring for disabled family. We learn to understand non-verbal cues, and can tell what facial expression means I love you and what twitch or head turn means pain. Hugs are absolutely life giving. In fact,...

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Bulimia or Anorexia. What’s the difference?

Sep 17, 18 Bulimia or Anorexia. What’s the difference?

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What is the difference between bulimia and anorexia? Eating disorders are often misunderstood. For some parents it can be confusing and difficult to relate to. For people with any bulimia or anorexia they can feel isolated and experience shame as many with mental illness often do.  Understanding the difference between the two is an...

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Disabilities jargon: Sensory processing disorder

Aug 28, 18 Disabilities jargon: Sensory processing disorder

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From Pathfinders for Autism Sensory Processing Disorder What is Sensory Processing Disorder? Imagine if you couldn’t focus your eyes on your teacher because everything and everyone in the room catches your attention and your eyes just go there instead. Every time you tried to write with your pencil, it broke because you pushed too...

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Wellness: The 8 dimensions of wellness

Jul 20, 18 Wellness: The 8 dimensions of wellness

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What is wellness I’m sure many of us heard the term wellness, but aren’t quite sure what that means. Sure, it means to be well but there’s much more to it. Wellness has many dimensions that can be described as the “quality or state of being healthy in mind and body.” Wellness, can also be described as...

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