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Fall Fail – An honest and heart tugging writing by Chrisa Hickey

I dislike this time of year. It’s not because summer is waning and, here in the Midwest at least, leaves are starting to fall from the trees. It’s not because summer hours at work are drawing to a close (not

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Child and Adolescent Mental Illness and Related Disorders – Best Interviews on the web

Incredible interviews with the most renowned experts in child and adolescent mental health via The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Talk Radio Dr Allen Frances – Saving Normal   Listen to internet radio with The Coffee Klatch on BlogTalkRadio Dr Ross

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Accepting Your Child’s Diagnosis

  Accepting your child’s diagnosis is one thing, accepting the life it will bring is something completely different, and much more important The title of this blog may seem to some, well, ridiculous, but not to a parent of a

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Two Steps Forward One Step – The Setbacks

You know what I am talking about.  Any parent raising a special needs child knows about the setbacks.  The kick in the stomach, racing heart, internal restlessness,  sleepless nights re-evaluating and reassessing the situation until you can’t think straight.  That

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The Catch 22 of Teen Mental Illness

Parents of children with mental illness have it hard, really hard. Diagnosing, treating and managing a mental illness in a youg child is one of the most difficult responsibilities a parent can encounter.  Parents and families are thrown into a

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