“A lot of power comes when parents choose to perceive their situations in a favorable light. When parents of these children look at the good things that happen — like
Paperwork, paperwork, and more paperwork! Special needs caregivers, here is a grab-and-go system for managing the paperwork – From IEP’s, to assessments, to therapist and doctor notes, to Person-Centered plans.
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Only 10% of new parents get 7+ hours of sleep after a baby is born, and as a result, the first few months can feel particularly overwhelming. With COVID already
Research shows that people with pets have decreased blood pressure, lower blood pressure levels, increased happiness, and increased opportunities for exercise and socialization(1).
Animal-assisted therapy, a field that uses animals, like dogs, to help individuals recover from or cope with health problems, is gaining public interest in health care.
Therapy dogs have also been a source of comfort for those suffering from illnesses and disabilities. They have helped out at schools, hospitals, disaster sites, providing support to people with learning difficulties and developmental disabilities.
Even simple activities, such as positively interacting with a dog, petting, and engaging in fun activities like doga (yoga sessions with dogs), can be beneficial for both humans and animals.