Apr 17, 2013
“Do you suppose these medical tests and surgeries seem more like physical abuse to our baby?” My husband and I asked the doctors and nurses caring for our son that question over and over.
Time after time, they poo-pooed our concern and gave their stock answer, “He won’t remember a thing.”
Early Medical Procedures and...
Feb 18, 2013
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental illness vastly under-diagnosed in children. For that reason, I’ve been guest blogging about the topic at Friendship Circle of Michigan’s website. Previous posts in this series explained why I advocate for children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), explored 5 myths and...
Jan 22, 2013
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common in children. More common than adults, who want to believe they can protect kids from all harm, want to admit. Because PTSD in children is real, parents, educators, medical professionals, therapists and caregivers need to know as much as possible about the disorder.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and...
Oct 22, 2012
Inclusion Fusion, 2012 is coming soon. The second annual special needs web summit launches on November 12 and runs through November 16. Check out these answers to your questions about the gala event to see why you don’t want to miss it!
Inclusion Fusion: What Is It?
Here’s how Dr. Steve Grcevich, founder of Key Ministry and this...
Oct 2, 2012
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children. The phrase makes me want to put my hands over my face, like the child in the picture, and pretend kids don’t get PTSD.
Why I Advocate for Kids with PTSD
But I can’t, because kids, including my son and my son-in-law, suffered from this very treatable mental illness when they were children....