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Archive for July, 2019

4 Signs You Should Get Counseling

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Look at these four signs that you should look into counseling.

Counseling is a great treatment that can solve a lot of life’s problems. It has a great deal of research backing up its effectiveness. But not everyone knows when they should seek counseling. How bad should your condition get before you seek professional help? The idea is that the sooner you seek help, the better. This seems obvious, but there are plenty of people who wait and let their problems begin to consume them. To help, look at these four signs that you should look into counseling.

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Preparing For Employment With Autism

Monday, July 15th, 2019

To prepare people with autism for the working world, they need to have a foundation of different applicable skills, and they can learn them through practice.

Roughly 70-80 percent of people with autism are unemployed. When you hear something like this, you may wonder why it is the case. There are a lot of skills a person needs to have success with a job, such as time management, organization, decision-making, flexibility, communication, and presentation. 

A person with autism can have some of these skills but may struggle with others. This makes it more difficult to find and keep a job, and it can make them feel inferior. To prepare people with autism for the working world, they need to have a foundation of different applicable skills, and they can learn them through practice.

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Four Tips For Working With People With Developmental Disabilities

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Here are five tips you should use when you’re working with people who have developmental disabilities.

There are people in the world who set lower expectations for people with developmental disabilities. Because of this, there are people with developmental disabilities who don’t have high expectations for themselves either. However, there are people who use negative thoughts to motivate them to break away from an unwanted stigma, and achieve more than people may realize was possible. Working with people who have developmental disabilities can be more rewarding than people think. They are capable of more than people expect, and it all starts with how people approach them. Here are five tips you should use when you’re working with people who have developmental disabilities.

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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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