ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
July 22, 2014

Adapted Lifestyle

Parenting with Disabilities

"Being a parent can be an arduous job, and people ask me, 'How do you do it?' Being a disabled mom sure adds some spice to the mix of parenting, but for me, it's the most beautiful and rewarding experience I could ever ask for. Sure, my exhaustion level far surpasses any physical therapy session I've endured, but I feel that my two sons, ages 22 months and 5 months, are definitely miracles."  Challenges and Joys

From Combat to College

Thanks to the post 9/11 GI bill with 36 months of funding for tuition, housing expenses, textbooks and the still sluggish economy, more than 1 million post-secondary students are active military, reservists, veterans or members of the National Guard. While freshman enrollment rates are encouraging, drop-out statistics are high.  Campus Support

Bathroom Independence

Toilet training is complex for every child. It requires maturity in motor and cognitive areas as well as emotional readiness. Fortunately, the scope of toileting methods is broad and advice voluminous, so parents usually discover a method that works. The story is different and often bleak for kids with special needs and disabilities.  Role of Prompts

Blog: Big Sister

"On the morning of June 20, my amazing daughter A. became a big sister as we welcomed my new daughter, K., into the world. The past two weeks have been a pretty incredible journey, and I've been very proud of how well A. has handled all of the chaos and transition. To be honest, several things have surprised and delighted me about watching A. come to terms with being a big sister."  Raising a Child with Autism

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