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Courage is Not the Absence of Fear

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela We all have fears. Some small, some big, some of us are afraid of everything, and some of us deny…… Continue reading Courage is Not the Absence of Fear

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When It is Just Too Hard

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.” ~ Gilda Radner I…… Continue reading When It is Just Too Hard

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Simple Social and Sensory-Friendly Games

“We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.” ― Heraclitus   If you have a child with special needs, you know that it can be expensive. We were recently reminded of this when our local hospital decided that our medical account had existed for too long. For the…… Continue reading Simple Social and Sensory-Friendly Games

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Six Strategies for Preventing Anxiety and Adrenal Stress in Autism

Originally posted on Practitioner Select:
Download the free brochure: “Autism And Adrenal Stress” Autism and Adrenal Stress An autism spectrum disorder (ASD) places the individual, the parents, and siblings under enormous adrenal stress.  Prolonged periods of stress can fatigue your adrenal glands, resulting in biochemical and cellular changes which can affect many body systems, including…