Posts Tagged ‘Independence’

A Wordless Farewell

A Wordless Farewell

“I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream.” – Temple Grandin, Professor with Autism   In Wordless, we discussed ways to do therapy with non-verbal individuals. In Beyond Words we looked toward [Continue]

A Tree of Three Seeds: Cultivating Independence

A Tree of Three Seeds: Cultivating Independence

  “No Mommy, I do it myself!” -Universal Battle Cry of the Newly Independent Independence: Children, teens, new-hires, sophomores—anyone in a neophyte role—fights for it. Then, when that freedom is in their grasp, it naturally blooms into fear. This is the moment that we, as parents and mentors, both revel in and dread. This is [Continue]

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