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Denial Of Illness

Almost half of people with a diagnosis of an illness do not believe they are ill and refuse treatment. It can’t be happening to me! Evidence suggests that denial of the illness is a symptom of the illness itself. Often it is the reaction to the disbelief that something is unjustly happening to you. Many people are… Continue Reading

Non-verbal speaking for autistic children

The power of communication is often taken for granted until you have an autistic child that is trying to talk too. Even a nonverbal child with autism can eventually develop their own unique language. Each child with autism is unique in their own special way. A strategy that works well for one child may not… Continue Reading

Home Care Mistakes To Avoid

Having access to in-home care is an invaluable service for people who need some assistance and support to remain in their homes when others can’t provide the support they need.  This may be a short term requirement when recovering from surgery or a new baby or it may require some long term support for the… Continue Reading

Persuading Your Parents To Get Help

We all love our independence, and our aging parents are no different.  But adult children may see that their parents could really benefit from some extra assistance and can be reluctant to raise the subject for fear of offending them.  We don’t like to hear that we may be failing. We don’t want to think… Continue Reading

Carers Deserve A Reward

No-one ever said that caring for another is an easy job. If you have chosen to become a carer for your loved one or dear friend, then please take the time to reward yourself.  You have taken on the most rewarding yet sometimes most demanding role of your life.   Caregiving is a job and… Continue Reading

When Your Carer Is Also Your Spouse

Life can be tough when you are suffering from autoimmune disease, chronic pain, or chronic illness. There are so many issues to deal with.  Sometimes, it gets even tougher when your carer is also your spouse and other times it is the sweetest gift one can give to their significant other during a time of need.… Continue Reading

What to do when you reach The End

Somethings in life we wish we didn’t have to face and other things we just can’t avoid. Not just paying taxes but eventually, we will all reach the end of the road and our time is up. That’s right when life passes you by and time to move onto the next life. Death is a… Continue Reading

Dyslexia or Visual Dyslexia?

What’s the difference between visual dyslexia and dyslexia?  They both have some commonalities: Dyslexia and visual dyslexia are both information processing problems but have different causes. Different causes that require different interventions. Visual dyslexia is not an auditory or phonemic processing problem. Visual Dyslexia A visually dyslexic child does not have speech problems associated with dyslexia… Continue Reading

Offering Help When You Care Too Much

One of the hardest things in the world to do is simply walk away from someone you love when they don’t want your help. It may not be because they don’t want help but rather don’t want to admit they need it. But the rejection can be painful. You may feel powerless when someone close… Continue Reading

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