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Archive for April, 2017

2 Great Tips For Parenting A Child With Special Needs

Friday, April 28th, 2017
parenting

Understanding what your special needs child responds best to is easier than you think.

Being a parent to any child is a true blessing. However, when you have a special needs child, it can be a little more difficult if you are unprepared for the task. In fact, it’s always a good idea to remember that you are never alone and there are a variety of groups and communities that you can join who will offer encouragement and support as you go through this life-changing process of parenting a special needs child. Here are just a few tips that can make the process less stressful and a lot more enjoyable. (more…)

The Problem With Seeing A Life Coach When You Actually Need A Therapist

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
therapist

Understanding the differences between life coaches and therapists is extremely important for your mental health!

There are a lot of misconceptions around the differences between certified therapists and life coaches. In fact, to the uninformed, it can cause massive problems when they seek counseling services from a life coach but really need the expertise and services of a professional. Therefore, it is extremely important to understand the difference among life coaches and therapists and when you need to see them, respectively. (more…)

2 Amazing Self-Care Techniques To Reduce Your Anxiety

Friday, April 14th, 2017
anxiety

Practicing self-care is a great way to curb your anxiety!

Patients who struggle with anxiety can have a difficult time managing their symptoms. Some days are harder than others. In fact, most people with anxiety are stuck in their heads, finding themselves overthinking and over-analyzing everything. As a result, their mind is frazzled with a bunch of thoughts that leads them to become anxious. However, noticing these instances is the first step to calming your mind and reducing the amount of anxiety within. Here are just a few self-care techniques that can help calm your mind so that you can begin to live a life beyond your wildest dreams. (more…)

The Connection Between Autism And Screen Time: Special Brains, Special Risks

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
autism children

Children with autism are often negatively affected by too much screen time.

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are highly prone to developing negative effects as a result of too much screen time. In fact, children with ASD are likely to suffer from video game addiction and an overall technology addiction when they are exposed to a lot of electronic screens regularly. As a result, there are a wide array of links between handing a child with ASD an electronic device and their negative effects. Here are just a few reasons why children with ASD are so vulnerable to the negative consequences of too much electronic screen time. (more…)

At Family Service Foundation (FSF), a social services organization in Baltimore, Maryland, we are dedicated to providing advocacy and support to individuals with mental and physical disabilities that have recently left inpatient settings. Integration back into the community can be difficult; for that reason, each member of our team works to provide services specifically tailored to each individual and family that we work with. We believe that all individuals can achieve their highest levels of social, physical, and emotional well-being in the community when they have the proper support. FSF specializes in serving Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also have American Sign Language interpreters on staff at all of our locations for the convenience of our Deaf and hard of hearing clients. For more information about The Family Service Foundation, please visit our website at www.fsfinc.org or give us a call at 301-459-2121.
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