Tending to our disappointment is a skill

August 30, 2023 /

In my sessions I find conduits (things to do) that create situations to work on goals and skill development. In my last post I talked about “matching” and one of my favorite conduits is, you guessed it, playing a matching game.  It is so amazing to slow the game down and  actively prep our bodies…

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With choices we build agency

August 23, 2023 /

Our brains are wired to notice when things do not match and it makes us uncomfortable.  In my sessions with my clients I use this idea to talk about so many things. One example,   “I am noticing that what your mouth said doesn’t match what your body did”.  When we notice the incongruence (doesn’t…

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I love it when I can be available to answer these calls!

July 31, 2023 /

I helped a blind person see with Be My Eyes – it’s changing lives and bringing folks together in the best way possible So, picture this: you’re visually impaired, and you need a hand with everyday stuff like reading labels or finding your way around. With Be My Eyes, you can get instant help from…

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Apple unveils some cool new features

July 26, 2023 /

Apple has just unveiled some mind-blowing accessibility features that are all about making tech a more inclusive space for everyone.  First up, we’ve got Live Speech – it’s like having a personal interpreter on our devices! This feature transcribes conversations and sounds in real-time, making it a game-changer for those of us with hearing impairments…

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Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD: A Scientifically Proven Program for Parents

June 28, 2023 /

This book is geared towards neurotypical children with Anxiety and OCD but I found it incredibly helpful. In general parents shouldn’t accommodate their children’s anxiety responses. For instance, if they don’t want you to open the windows because of air pollution. That’s fine for them to do in their own room but for the rest…

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Not Today

June 14, 2023 /

So many of my clients want to fix everything in the world before they can show up in it. One day my client stumbled upon a peter rabbit toy in the street and we stopped to look at it.  He said “that baby is probably so sad” and he immediately, with panic in his voice,…

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The Power of Regret

January 25, 2023 /

How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward I just read this wonderful book about Regret and how to see the feeling as something to help you think rather than something to fear.  I also had the opportunity to deal with regret while reading when I spilled my coffee all over the book.  In the book, Daniel…

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Go FlyEase shoes from Nike

February 6, 2021 /

Nike made some hands free shoes with accessibility in mind. I can’t wait to take a closer look at them! No more laces, zippers or Velcro! https://news.nike.com/news/nike-go-flyease-hands-free-shoe?cid=4942550&cp=usns_aff_nike_content_PID_100089915_Skimlinks&cjevent=3e3e89eb681911eb80f102e40a1c0e0e

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App to help neurodivergent individuals socialize

January 26, 2021 /

“Our responsive web-based application helps individuals with special needs (age 13+) find friends at home or on the go, based off their geolocation, diagnosis, age and interests.” There is a real need for this and I can’t wait to set it up for some of my clients. The screenshots say that it will even help…

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Through the Eyes of a Parent

May 23, 2020 /

Elizabeth’s approach to helping our young adult son, and us as a family, has been unique among the many practitioners we have worked with. She has truly ‘learned’ us as opposed to bringing preconceptions or prescribed approaches to growth and skill development. This isn’t to say she doesn’t bring significant experience and technique in her…

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