Our therapeutic mentoring program helps adolescents build life skills in areas of daily living, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and social interactions. In addition, we provide short-term, solution-focused treatment strategies that strengthen student, parent, and teacher relationships. At BHS we offer intensive in-home counseling for children and mental health skill building for adults. If you are looking for a top tier counseling service or know someone that can benefit from our services.
Watch for very important and helpful monthly info from Toddlers To Grandparents LLC. Toddlers To Grandparents was established in 2010 with an enormous heart and significant, real life experience to help other families such as ours.
Autastic Avenues paired up with Publix Super Markets’ Aprons Cooking School in the Nuckols Place store location (5400 Wyndham Forest Drive, Glen Allen, Va. 23059) for their first ever Teens in the Kitchen cooking class.
But do you know your blood pressure?
If you don’t, the few minutes it takes to have it read could save your life. High blood pressure is called “the silent killer” because unless you have it checked, you may never become aware of its damaging effects until you have a heart attack or a stroke.
“Indeed, if the Decade of the Brain redefined mental disorders as brain disorders, recent research suggests that mental disorders are really developmental brain disorders, caused by disruptions in the circuitry map of the developing brain.” Dr. Tom Insel, MD
One of the things I love most about this site, is my ability to share my voice and having a place to be heard. Sometimes, I don’t even care if it gets heard. I just feel better having an outlet. I realize that there will be some that do not agree with me, and that could run the risk of losing a reader, but in the hopes that I make an impact for one person or someone else feels validated, I will take the risk.
Our Sensory Friendly event, for individuals with autism and other sensory, social or learning disabilities, will have lower volume on the TVs and music will be turned off and the game volume turned down.
Schedules are so much a part of our lives with our kids that have special needs. With the slightest change, we may be in for upset. This Saturday night, before we go to bed, we will be changing our clocks for Daylight Savings Time (DST).
Since 2012, Behavioral Health Services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder has been covered by most health insurance plans within the Commonwealth of Virginia. In that time, many programs have developed in the Richmond area to serve children who require intensive behavioral intervention and supports. The Founders Center of Commonwealth Autism (TFC) operates programs at multiple sites, utilizing a unique model that puts inclusion first. “Our goal is for children to receive services in the least restrictive setting possible. We frequently partner with other community programs to assist in achieving these outcomes,” explains TFC Director Miriam Torian.
As a Special Needs Parent, This is definitely a reality for our family. I do think of needing a larger home in the future with a basement or separate area for my son who is on Autism Spectrum Disorder. This is something that is more and more common and older parents moving in with their children as well. The market is making a shift to larger homes again and the need for them.