FamilyConnect | American Foundation for the Blind

The American Foundation for the Blind has compiled an extensive list of resources for families living with low vision or blindness. I highly recommend you check out the Family Connect section of their website! Please share any successes with the resources in the comments section. — Read on http://www.afb.org/blindness-and-low-vision/familyconnect-8160

Don’t Be a Tree

Fighting for the needs of my children while battling depression and anxiety is the hardest thing I have ever done. It is a perpetual roller coaster of emotions without any sense of stability or predictability at all. The courage needed to fix it and the consistent work that is required to make lasting change is now part of my daily life. This ongoing battle is relentless in its persistence. That’s ok though because I am too!

What a lot of people don’t understand is that Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, is a spectrum disorder. Which basically means, one person with SPD may over-respond to the touch sensation and find clothing, physical contact, or other sensory input as unbearable. Another might under-respond in reaction to stimulation