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What is bulimia?

Jan 19, 19 What is bulimia?

Posted by in Mental Health

Bulimia is not what you think It’s not uncommon for people to really misunderstand eating and body dysmorphic disorders. In all honesty, it confusion kinda makes sense. Food is necessary for survival. Why would anyone purge themselves of a perfectly good meal when there are starving people in the world, right? A slim figure...

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My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them?

Feb 12, 19 My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them?

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My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them? From Jor-El Caraballo, Talkspace Therapist Raising a child is not an easy process. It requires a lot of dedication and sacrifice. Parenthood is filled with great expectations for one’s child, and often requires a lot of hard work and support. This is wonderfully captured in a quote by...

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Therapy: What is sensory integration therapy? Is sensory integration better than ABA?

Feb 11, 19 Therapy: What is sensory integration therapy? Is sensory integration better than ABA?

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What is sensory integration therapy? Sensory integration therapy (SIT) is a technique used to treat sensory processing symptoms commonly associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is not a cure, but a way to help the individual (usually a child) become desensitized to improper functioning in the three sensory processing...

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DisabilityScoop: autistic girls are sometimes invisible

Feb 05, 19 DisabilityScoop: autistic girls are sometimes invisible

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From DisabilityScoop Girls On The Spectrum Often Go Unnoticed Nichole Lowther has heard the word her whole life. Bright, even charming, she nonetheless never felt comfortable in groups or making small talk. A hard worker, she had a tough time finding or keeping a steady job. Could it have been her unvarying wardrobe, her lack of...

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Maryland DSP Training Consortium for direct care staff

Jan 31, 19 Maryland DSP Training Consortium for direct care staff

Posted by in Seth's Mom Nerds and Pros

From Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration Maryland DSP Training Consortium for direct care professionals The Maryland DSP Training Consortium was awarded an EARN Grant by the state of Maryland in July 2017 to develop professional competencies, pilot a curriculum, and create a credentialing process based on existing...

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Veteran PTSD Depression and Military Sexual Trauma Help

Jan 28, 19 Veteran PTSD Depression and Military Sexual Trauma Help

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From Veterans Affairs Veteran PTSD Depression and Military Sexual Trauma Help When Scott left the Army, he was managing a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and PTSD along with the demands of a newborn. Seeing he was overwhelmed and feeling hopeless, his wife reached out to VA. Veterans enrolled in VA health care have access to...

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Seth the disco teacher – a moment in Seth’s life

Jan 26, 19 Seth the disco teacher – a moment in Seth’s life

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Seth is an avid dancer and thinks Just Dance is absolutely LIFE GIVING! In this short clip, Seth dazzles us with his smooth moves to Teacher by Nick Jones from Just Dance 2016. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did  By the way, he asked several times for this video to be posted. He really gets a kick out of it....

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Inclusion Today, Community Living for Life

Jan 14, 19 Inclusion Today, Community Living for Life

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Inclusion Today, Community Living for Life By Administration for Community Living Staff When Megan Scully’s four month old son, Danny, was diagnosed with a developmental disability resulting from genetic brain lesions, two of the first questions she asked the doctors were, “would he ever go to school?” and...

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Mental health jargon: what is ODD oppositional defiant disorder

Jan 13, 19 Mental health jargon: what is ODD oppositional defiant disorder

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What is ODD oppositional defiant disorder As children grow into teenagers their behavior can become reasonably… well… difficult to say the least. But if you think about it, it makes sense. They are becoming more mature and trying to figure things out. They begin seeing themselves as contributors to society and not just...

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Pathfinders for Autism, letter from self-advocate Jake Edwards

Dec 24, 18 Pathfinders for Autism, letter from self-advocate Jake Edwards

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From Pathfinders for Autism, A letter from Self-Advocate Trainer, Jake Edwards Dear Friends, Hi! I am Jake Edwards. I am 16 years old and succeeding while dealing with multiple life-impacting disabilities. My mom tells me that I was diagnosed when I was just 2 ½ years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder and I also struggle with...

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My Story, My Connection Mental Health Treatment and Recovery

Dec 19, 18 My Story, My Connection Mental Health Treatment and Recovery

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From Make the Connection My Story, My Connection Mental Health Treatment and Recovery Welcome to the first installment of My Story, My Connection — Make the Connection’s new video series featuring candid conversations with Veterans of all backgrounds about mental health treatment and recovery. We recently sat down with TJ, a U.S....

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Helping Veterans with PTSD through partnerships

Dec 17, 18 Helping Veterans with PTSD through partnerships

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From VAntage Point Department of Veterans Affairs Helping Veterans with PTSD through partnerships and innovation This Veterans Month we honor America’s Veterans for their bravery in war, their patriotism, and their willingness to serve our nation and protect our freedom.   As Veterans Month draws to a close, we are reminded that...

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