We’re in the craft room today talking about the importance of documenting the memories in your autism family and why it’s important.
In this episode, Janeen speaks with Katrine Strickland, the creator of Soulments, an app that helps you collect, document and store your family memories.
In this episode you will discover:
- The difficulties of documenting and saving memories while raising a child with special needs.
- The challenges of memory-keeping and journaling in the digital age.
- The importance of mindfulness & remembering to be present for your life and for the people who matter most.
- The benefits of journaling and noticing the tiny moments in your parenting journey.
- The pitfalls of social media as our only source for sharing and storing memories.
- How the Soulments app can help you organize and share memories, particularly as an autism parent.
Meet Katrine Strickland
Katrine Strickland is a mom of two, a 15-year marketing and public relations professional, and passionate about living mindfully and capturing moments. She’s the creator of Soulments, a memory-capturing and journaling app designed to help people organize their moments in a private and thoughtful way.
Soulments is free to download from the Apple App Store with unlimited features and full functionality for 14 days.
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7 Ways Autism Parents Can Use the Soulments App:
- create social stories
- store pics of people and places your child goes to help with transitions
- keep track of medical and therapeutic interventions
- store memories, pics and videos quickly and easily
- mark and celebrate progress of skills
- share progress with family and friends
- use as a journaling tool for your child to create their own photo memories and revisit them to encourage language & writing skills