Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

When Your Childs School Cares More About Their Education Than Their Health

Posted by Ask Emily on April 26, 2018 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)
Has your child's health been declining over the years? Have they missed more and more school due to their declining health? Does the school seem to be more concerned with their number of absences than the work that they have done at home independently and you have turned it all back in and found that they are still figuring out how to do the material with the help of a parent or a tutor? More and more families are being harassed and discriminated against in the public school system because all t... Read Full Post »

Homeschool vs. Public School For Families With One or Multiple Diagnosis

Posted by Ask Emily on April 15, 2018 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (13)
Home school is becoming more common, but not well accepted when it comes to families with a medical diagnosis. Some families are being forced to homeschool, for a number of reasons. For example, the child is falling way too far behind at school due to medically necessary absences and the school staff does not know how to help with this, or the child is getting bullied not only by students, but by staff as well. In a public or private school setting, there are hundreds of students that the sta... Read Full Post »

Prescription Medication vs. Homeopathic or Natural: Weighing Your Options

Posted by Emily Jensen on February 27, 2016 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Hundred's of years, ago people used to live off of the land and use things like herbs to treat different forms of sickness.  As time progressed, doctors and pharmacists started putting different ingredients together to form pills, tonics, syrups, and things to treat people.  In current days, we are finding more and more side affects with presciption medications.  Some people who are depressed for example, will go to their doctor or mental health counselor, to find a medica...

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