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Where is Seth’s Mom? Doing a podcast with Maryland Financial Advocates

May 28, 19 Where is Seth’s Mom? Doing a podcast with Maryland Financial Advocates

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Seth’s Mom Podcast with Ryan Stark, Maryland Financial Advocates A few weeks ago, Dr. Monique Day (Doc Day) had a wonderful conversation with Ryan Stark from Maryland Financial Advocates (MFA). It was her first podcast with Ryan discussing what our Seth’s Mom family is all about and why we do what we do. If you...

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May 09, 19 You’re not just anorexic you’re human

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You’re not just anorexic you’re human Having anorexia (or being anorexic depending how you choose to self-identify) has been described as a constant feeling of living for someone else. Indeed, being bombarded with thoughts of not meeting someone’s physical expectations or feeling the only sense of control is...

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Study Raises Questions About Promising Autism Therapy

Apr 17, 19 Study Raises Questions About Promising Autism Therapy

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Study Raises Questions About Promising Autism Therapy by Blythe Bernhard from Disability Scoop A large clinical trial of a heralded early intervention therapy for autism shows the treatment might not be as advantageous as previously believed. Young children with autism receiving the therapy known as Early Start Denver Model, or...

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Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

Apr 09, 19 Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

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Haircut Tips for Autistic Children As many of us know taking our children for a hair cut can be difficult. Between the fidgeting and the normal short patience of many young children it can take some planning and sometimes some bribing (lol) to make it through a session. Take a look at this touching article about how to help...

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students I’m not sure about you guys, but every year around IEP time I have the same conversation with school staff. Years ago it started with “well, Seth’s speech skills won’t get any better so let’s reduce the speech therapy”....

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Apr 06, 19 3 month rule and dating… and autism. Just wait new parents.

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From Autism with a Side of Fries The Three Month Rule Enjoy this delightfully personal shout out from Eilleen Shaklee to new autism parents and how they should approach behaviors both good and bad Today I was interviewed by a graduate student who was doing research on autism, parenting, and all that jazz.  One of his last questions...

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Support Groups: Howard County Autism Society

Apr 05, 19 Support Groups: Howard County Autism Society

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Support Groups: Howard County Autism Society Upcoming Meeting Dates   SUPPORT GROUPS: Asperger’s Family Support Group – April 11, May 9, 7:30 to 9 pm (Room 143).  Meets monthly. General Support Group – April 9, May 7, 7:00-8:30 pm in Room 143.  An open discussion support group for families. MONTHLY SPEAKER...

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“Community-based” gets a new definition. New expectations. Is there new money?

Apr 04, 19 “Community-based” gets a new definition. New expectations. Is there new money?

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“Community-based” gets a new definition. Is there new money?? You come in to work the 3p-11p shift at a job you love. As you enter the house you can kinda guess how the day went by the smell. A pine scent could  mean there’s been a mess that needed to be cleaned up. Food smells could mean we’re on schedule...

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Financial planning across the autism spectrum

Apr 02, 19 Financial planning across the autism spectrum

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Financial planning across the autism spectrum - by Collin Meeks from Maryland Financial Advocates We've previously talked about ableism and the assumption that having a disability or mental illness means you're a less capable person. Not only that, ableism can also come from being misguided and take the form of pity. Feeling sorry...

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Dual Disorders: My Experience With Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorders

Mar 27, 19 Dual Disorders: My Experience With Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorders

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by Kait Mauro International Bipolar Foundation Dual Disorders: My Experience With Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorders When I first started writing for International Bipolar Foundation, it was a coming out of sorts about my mental illness. I was open about it with the people in my life, on social media and on my own blog,...

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I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER

Mar 20, 19 I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER

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I FINALLY DECIDED THAT ANOREXIA AND I WERE OVER by Britt Kelleher from ANAD Part One: Raisin Bran and Other Painful Things Dinner comes late in the Kelleher household. With four children, my mother is a rather busy woman, and, frankly, remembering dinner’s daily occurrence isn’t her forte. This story begins on one of those...

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Your shame about my mental health problems

Mar 15, 19 Your shame about my mental health problems

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Others are more ashamed of my mental health problems than me From Time to Change “Crazy Eddie” is a nickname one of my British school teachers gave me when I was attending primary school in West Africa, in an end of term review. I faked laughing along as I was mocked, as I had become accustomed to it, and beamed a...

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