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Archive for August, 2018

3 Simple Ways To Stay Positive After Summer Ends

Friday, August 31st, 2018
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If you’re someone who experiences SAD, it’s important that you keep the positive in perspective. With these three tips, your mind and your body will feel ready for fall!

With the end of summer quickly coming, you might worry about the on-coming of Seasonal Affective Disorder. The end of August marks the shortening of days, and less time spent in the sunshine can lead to depression in some people. If you’re someone who experiences SAD, it’s important that you keep the positive in perspective. With these three tips, your mind and your body will feel ready for fall! (more…)

Three Tips For Parenting A Child With ADHD

Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Work together with your child who has ADHD to figure out what routine is best for the both of you.

Parenting children with ADHD can be quite different than normal child-rearing, as you’re likely already aware. Depending on the severity and type of symptoms your child has, you may notice that following rules and household routines is a bit of a dream. While successful parenting of a child with ADHD might take more effort, and may not follow the rules your parents may have used, it can be done. While there are times in every parent’s lives that will be difficult, it’s important to remember that as a parent of a child with ADHD your child is unique and full of potential. When you work together with your child to find a routine that works for both of you, you might find that your child is more interesting and creative than you could have ever thought.

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What You Should Know About Developmental Disabilities

Friday, August 17th, 2018
Here’s what you should know about some of the most common developmental disabilities.

Here’s what you should know about some of the most common developmental disabilities.

Developmental disabilities come in many forms, some of which are less obvious than others. These kinds of disabilities are something everyone should be aware of to at least a minimal degree. When we know more about how people with disabilities perceive and interact with the world around them, we can then become better family members, friends, and neighbors. If you are related to someone or know someone who lives with developmental disabilities, it would benefit you and that person greatly to understand his or his situation a little better. Here’s what you should know about some of the most common developmental disabilities. (more…)

What Are The Signs Of Postpartum Depression?

Friday, August 10th, 2018
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If you’re worried you’re experiencing postpartum depression, here’s what you should be looking out for.

Postpartum depression is something that affects many women every single year. Just like no two people are like, no two women handle pregnancies are alike. Even the same woman can experience very different feelings during different pregnancies, both physical and mental. Postpartum depression is something not many women feel comfortable discussing, but it is a common part of pregnancy. If you’re worried you’re experiencing postpartum depression, here’s what you should be looking out for. (more…)

5 Relaxation Techniques That Will Help You Cope With Severe Stress

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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These relaxation techniques will help you find ways to soothe yourself when going through a stressful time.

We all go through stressful times in our lives. Some of us may seek out ways to help ourselves manage stress. When it comes to self-care, striving for calmness and relaxation is the key to maintaining proper mental health. These relaxation techniques will help you find ways to soothe yourself when going through a stressful 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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