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My Son Is Not A Diagnosis, An Understanding Of Neurodiversity

Neurodiversity is a concept that communicates that diagnoses such as ADHD and autism are not “abnormalities” but rather variations in the human brain. The Make It Stick Program (MISP) is an eight-part online positive parenting series that covers everything from self-care to regulating emotions for families with neurodiverse needs.

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Cultivating Love MLK Style

What do you love? Join Selina as she leads a mindful moment to strengthen our spirits so we may better hold compassion for ourselves and others. When we harness what brings us joy, we bring more of that love into our hearts so we can share it with the world. 

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Feeding The Senses Helps Regulate Emotions: Part 2

Sensory diets are one way to incorporate alerting or calming sensory activities to regulate the nervous system, and because every child is unique, so too is every sensory diet. Here are 9 things to consider when designing a sensory diet: 

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Feeding The Senses Helps Regulate Emotions: Part 1

As adults, this happens to us, too. It is in the moments that you feel touched out and tired of someone needing or wanting you around the clock. Or when you feel overwhelmed by the background noise of your kids arguing as you try to take a phone call. 

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5 Simple Ways To Build Resilience in 2021

Being a social worker has always had some ambiguity on how a day will unfold. Some days I breeze through the hall watching laughing children congregating near their lockers, and other days there is a crisis in a student’s home resulting in tears. But 2020 is a different kind of...

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 How My Five-Year-Old Taught Me Empathy

This year, as parents we have had to level up our game as we navigate a global pandemic, racial injustices being brought to the forefront, civil unrest and so much more. At any one given moment, it’s hard to know whether I am thriving or just getting by. My daughter’s kindness...

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