It’s About Time! 10 Ways You Can Develop A Relationship With Your Teen.

It’s About Time! 10 Ways You Can Develop A Relationship With Your Teen. Life is busy! There is not enough time in the day to do everything that we want and need to do.  Trying to strengthen your relationship with your teen may be something you want to do but you just don’t feel you have the time for.  What if you mad ...

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10 Sensory Processing Interventions

10 Sensory Processing Interventions In presentations on the subject of sensory processing in the treatment of ASD, I’ve found that people love trying out sensory interventions in their own lives or lives of their families. If the sensory issues are serious enough, I recommend reachin ...

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Easing Symptoms of ADHD through Equine Therapy

Easing Symptoms of ADHD through Equine Therapy In today’s day and age it isn’t uncommon to be distracted by media, technology, busy schedules, and the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced world. For some it is difficult to escape from these distractions and to avoid the effects they may have. Mi ...

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Peers Academy

residential school for autism Building Social Strengths through Awareness, Role-playing and Reinforcement Think back to your teenage years…what pops into your mind? Friends, school, budding romance, hanging out, feeling awkward, dating, erratic emotions, confusion, beginning i ...

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Talking to Your Teens About Sex

Talking to Your Teens About Sex Over the years working with adolescents and their families I have found that many times people find themselves in situations they are not prepared for.  As parents we want to protect and help our children grow up safe and smart. We want them to unde ...

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Religious Diversity in Utah and Religious Offerings At Heritage

Russ MacKay, CMHC When one is visiting Utah for the first time, occasionally the assumption is made that everyone is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more commonly known as the “Mormon Church.” Such is not the case. The choices are trem ...

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“And Then Puberty Kicked In”

“And Then Puberty Kicked In” In my career I have always loved working with teenagers, they always keep things exciting.  Teenagers are growing and learning through many developmental experiences.  One of these experiences is puberty.  This was illustrated to me by my own son. ...

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