Self-Care: What Is It? + Why Is It So Important?

Self-Care: What Is It? + Why Is It So Important?

  As a therapist who works closely with moms raising kids with disabilities, my main focus is how well people are taking care of themselves. Recently a mom asked me what I meant by the term “self-care” so I decided to address this in a blog post of it’s very own....
Practicing Adaptive Mindfulness

Practicing Adaptive Mindfulness

By, Kelly DeSousa, MS, ATR Studies have shown that certain types of mindfulness techniques can foster self-regulation for children on the spectrum. Mindfulness does not mean quiet meditation without any thoughts or interruption. Mindfulness just means focusing...