Do I live in fear for my Black autistic son’s life? A Black mom’s manifesto

Jun 10, 20 Do I live in fear for my Black autistic son’s life? A Black mom’s manifesto

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Do I live in fear for my Black, autistic son’s life? I’ve struggled with what to say. My family is a rainbow of race, socioeconomic, occupation, and cultural experiences.  I love them all. From my family who are and were incarcerated to those who are doctors, lawyers, and business owners. From my family who are veterans and...

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Kindness During COVID-19: Supporting Each Other

May 29, 20 Kindness During COVID-19: Supporting Each Other

Posted by in Breaking News, Mental Health

From National Institute of Mental Health By Joshua Gordon A few weeks ago, a couple of weeks into social distancing, my wife and I were walking our dog Zoey on a drab Friday morning. It had been a challenging week, and my mood was not particularly good. We went down the street to our car, which my wife was going to take to work —...

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The Benefits of Essential Oils for Anxiety

May 23, 20 The Benefits of Essential Oils for Anxiety

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Do you want to know how essential oils help relieve anxiety? There are many benefits of essential oils, and it depends on the fragrance you prefer. It is difficult dealing with anxiety. Most times it feels like you can’t control it: your heart racing, your mind churning, the shaking, and the restlessness can be overwhelming. Over...

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The Benefits of Using a Weighted Blanket

May 19, 20 The Benefits of Using a Weighted Blanket

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Anxiety and stress can hinder a good night’s sleep . This has compelled people to take sleeping pills as a means to improve their sleep. But why take pills when a weighted blanket can help? There are many benefits of using a weighted blanket. It helps can combat stress and anxiety since it harnesses Deep Touch Stimulation, which...

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Coronavirus resources and online activities

Apr 15, 20 Coronavirus resources and online activities

Posted by in Breaking News, Resources

From Pathfinders for Autism CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESOURCE PAGE Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Page We are trying to keep track of as many resources as we can find to help you while we are home and working, playing, learning and living.  This list is being updated regularly.  Please feel free to email Neal Lichter with any...

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Caregiver Could Get Paid Leave Under COVID-19 Relief Law

Apr 08, 20 Caregiver Could Get Paid Leave Under COVID-19 Relief Law

Posted by in Breaking News, Disabilities

FROM DISABILITY SCOOP Parents who must stay home from work to care for their adult children with disabilities due to coronavirus-related closures may qualify for paid leave, federal official say. The stimulus bill signed by President Donald Trump in March includes a temporary expansion of paid leave for workers in some...

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