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Five Tips to Find the Best Books on Autism

Here is an article written by Craig Kendall.¬†Craig Kendall is a prolific author of books and guides on learning disabilities including several books on autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Down Syndrome. He is the father of an child with disabilities and has spent nearly a dozen years researching the causes, symptoms, and treatments for autism, Asperger’s […]

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Three Reasons I don’t See Eye to Eye with Many Other Special Needs Parents

I realized I have mentioned how important it is for parents who are raising kids with special needs to hang around those in similar situations for support and friendship. However, many times that could end up disastrous. Especially if seeing eye to eye doesn’t happen. Let’s face it. Raising children with autism or any special […]

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A New and Unique Group for Parents Raising Kids with Special Needs

There are many support groups on Facebook and other forums for parents raising children with special needs. However, I created a new Facebook group called Dealing with an Overflowing Plate- Raising Children with Special Needs and the Mental Challenges it Creates. The fact of the matter is that raising children with special needs such as […]

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Podcast-Coping with Depression and Parenting Children with Special Needs

On the latest episode of the Expressive Mom Show, Miriam Slozberg covered depression among parents who are raising children with special needs. She interviewed Lauren Sonnenberg, LMHC, D.PSc, CAP the founder of LifeCore and spoke about how to cope with depression in that situation by using effective techniques. The fact of the matter is, depression […]

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Depression and Motherhood

There is a lot of talk about “baby blues” and even post partum depression due to an upheaval in hormone levels after a woman gives birth. Not to mention, the shock of motherhood is a huge contributing factor. However, many times depression does not end when the baby starts to grow up. Many mothers suffer […]

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Podcast- Getting Your Joy Back with Laurie Wallin

On the latest episode of the Expressive Mom Show, I interviewed life coach and author Laurie Wallin about her new book, Get Your Joy Back- Banishing Resentment and Reclaiming Confidence in your Special Needs Family. As a mom of four daughters, and two of them having special needs, she has found ways to find herself […]

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