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Archive for April, 2018

5 Tips for Parents with Children Who Stutter

Friday, April 27th, 2018
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As a parent of a child with a stutter, there is a lot to know about communication with your child.

As a parent of a child with a stutter, there is a lot to know about communication with your child. Something that seems effortless with other people in your life requires special attention and patience with your child. You always want to be the best parent that you can be, and these simple tips will help you to communicate easily and effectively with people who stutter, especially your own child. (more…)

3 Tips for Living with Visually Impaired People

Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Here are three ways you can make your home a livable and safe place for your visually impaired relative or friend.

When living with someone who suffers from any amount of vision loss, you want to make life as easy for this person as you possibly can. There are many ways that you can help someone who is visually impaired by focusing on a few things that are imperative for them to navigate space carefully. Here are three ways you can make your home a livable and safe place for your visually impaired relative or friend. (more…)

When Mental Stress Gets Physical: The Signs and Symptoms

Monday, April 9th, 2018
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If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, it could very well be the physical signs of mental stress.

There are many ways in which mental stress manifests itself physically. It is important to remember that your brain is your body’s power source, and when your brain is hurting, it affects the rest of your body as well. Don’t allow this strain to go untreated and cause more harm than it already has. If you don’t already have a mental health professional that you see on a regular basis, it is time to start your search. There are many people who are willing to help you, even as soon as today. If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, it could very well be the physical signs of mental stress. (more…)

Am I Too Anxious? 3 Common Signs of General Anxiety Disorder

Friday, April 6th, 2018
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If you find that your worrying gets in the way of your daily life, it is time to start looking for other symptoms of an anxiety disorder.

Everyone suffers from anxiety at certain points in his or her life. Stage fright is a common reason people feel extreme anxiety. Financial strain can cause general anxiety and mental stress. But what if your anxiety seems constant and completely overwhelming? It’s normal to be anxious from time to time, but if you find that your worrying gets in the way of your daily life, it is time to start looking for some other symptoms of anxiety. (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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