Parent Coping and Self-Care: Strategies to Overcome Isolation

Parent Coping and Self-Care: Strategies to Overcome Isolation

Social Support is essential for all parents, but especially those who are parenting a child on the Autism Spectrum. To overcome isolation parents should consider developing social coping strategies. Having at least 2-3 close personal connections that we can trust to lean on and connect with weekly can provide parents with a greater sense of…

Coping and Self-Care Strategies for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Coping and Self-Care Strategies for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Over recent years, there is an increased community awareness for the mental health of children, teens and young adults on the Autism Spectrum. While caregivers and professionals focus on addressing these concerns, we also need to be aware of the mental health of parents. The demands of raising a child with ASD can lead to…