Does My Child Have PTSD? Do I Have PTSD?

Does My Child Have PTSD? Do I Have PTSD?

A strange thing happened a few months back at the Accessibility Summit in McClean, Virginia. On Friday afternoon, I was sitting in the Exhibit Hall at my book table. A copy of my newest book, Does My Child Have PTSD? What To Do When Your Child Is Hurting from the...
Special Needs Parenting Stress and Medication

Special Needs Parenting Stress and Medication

Thank you for stopping by Different Dream today. June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, and almost every Different Dream post in June deals with some aspect of this pervasive mental illness. Today, guest blogger Sheri Dacon brings up something...
Inside Out Special Needs Parenting, Part 1

Inside Out Special Needs Parenting, Part 1

Special needs parenting is a challenging, wonderful, unexpected, amazing adventure. For most of us, it is uncharted territory that can be scary and stressful. It can also push our buttons, causing normally sane and calm adults like us to fly off the handle when we...