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What it means to be neurodivergent is often misunderstood. The term is an umbrella for many more contemporarily familiar disorders, such as autism. You will learn more about the following in this article: The meaning of neurodivergent Depression and being neurodivergent Anxiety and neurodivergent people The intersection between trauma and neurodivergence Neurodivergent Meaning In the 1990s, autistic…Read More
What can the Jewish holiday of Purim teach us about our own mental health? For one, it reminds us of the importance to unmask our true selves. Read on to learn more about Purim and mental health. A Jewish Masquerade Ball Purim is like a Jewish masquerade ball. Commemorating the Persian Jewish Queen Esther and…Read More
Having been around autistic young people since my youngest son was born with the disorder nearly 20 years ago, I recently began conducting small social groups for young men with autism. Our goals are simple: to provide a safe space for young adults with social emotional deficits to gather weekly with each other, practice listening…Read More
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we’re featuring a guest blog post from Bridgette Montgomery, a therapist and mother of six-year-old autistic son Josiah. She is sharing her personal story to spread awareness of autism and the importance of early diagnosis. April is Autism Awareness Month. It is my goal to spread awareness to everyone…Read More