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Archive for June, 2017

Guardianship For Adults With ASD

Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Ideally, you want to have a responsible person have guardianship over an adult with ASD!

Parents are always responsible for their children. For the most part, they are their child’s legal guardian and make decisions regarding a child’s welfare, education, and health. In fact, parents with autism are also responsible for making decisions regarding their children’s therapy. Choosing what foods your child eats, what schools they attend, and what type of therapy they receive is something that comes with being a parent of a child with autism. However, what happens when a child turns 18? In the United States, anyone who is 18 or older is considered an adult, regardless of whether or not they have a developmental disability. Therefore, if you are concerned about being able to still make decisions for a child who is over 18 that has autism or some other developmental disability, here are a few things you should be aware of. (more…)

Anxiety 101: Everything You Wanted To Know

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Anxiety can show up in a variety of ways.

Anxiety has become a common phrase in our society to describe a feeling of extreme nervousness. However, true anxiety can have debilitating symptoms that severely impact the life of any individual. While most people experience a certain level of anxiety occasionally, others experience it on a daily basis. As a result, these people may need the help of a therapist or counselor to help them manage whatever symptoms they experience. (more…)

The Best Treatment Options For Children And Teens With Schizophrenia

Friday, June 16th, 2017
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There are some great ways to treat children and teens with schizophrenia!

There is a myriad of strategies and techniques used to treat children and adolescents with schizophrenia. In fact, treatment may consist of medications, individual therapy, behavioral intervention or some combination of the three. (more…)

3 Mental Health Tips To Try Today

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Overcoming certain mental health issues can be easier than you think!

It is extremely common to suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. However, while medications are there to help, there are other more holistic options that can also decrease certain common symptoms. Here are just a few tips and tricks to try the next time social anxiety or a bout of sadness has overcome you. (more…)

A New Type Of Meditation To Reduce Anxiety

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Meditating can do wonders for your anxiety!

Meditation is a wonderful technique that has been an effective tool towards reducing anxiety in those suffering with it. In fact, patients who suffer from anxiety can have immense benefits just by getting quiet, sitting in stillness, and meditating. While the term meditation often has a hippie vibe associated with it, there are plenty of mental health benefits that come with a meditation practice. (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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