Childhood trauma, although widely defined, is the leading cause of many life-altering and damaging diseases. Misdiagnoses of behavioral disorders and a trail of health issues can lead many trauma-exposed children to a life of struggle and strife.
By: Shay Stinson Edited by: Intisar Seraaj It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, celebrating the beloved civil rights activist, social justice leader, and minister, so today we stop to consider what acts of service have we done and how we can be more involved in the...
Being in foster care during the holiday season can be tough! So, how can youth advocates and foster parents help guide children in foster care through the holiday season successfully? Here’s a list of helpful tips to consider during this season and for any time your child needs a little extra patience and love.
No matter what holiday or tradition you’re observing this season—if any at all, everyone could still use a positive message during this time of the year. So, here are our suggestions for family, holiday-themed flicks that are sure to bring a little positivity and joy back into your 2020.
If you’re not really a T.V. or movie-watching type of person, the weather during the Spring and Summer was on your side. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we had to find alternative ways of entertaining ourselves like going on nature walks, outdoor skating, or having an outdoor picnic. As it turns colder around the U.S., some of us—those who prefer not to be outside in the cold for too long—have even fewer options now. So, even if you weren’t originally a T.V. and movie-watching kind of person, you might have given in a little by now. That’s where we come in.
Being a confident parent is a great way to help your child face and defeat bullies. There are various ways you can stay aware and active in order to help your child defeat their bullies.
When SFH went to South Korea in September 2009, we were invited to teach our service delivery methodology. South Korea was looking for opportunities to partner with organizations like SFH to learn to deliver and implement quality social services.
Down Syndrome presents a set of challenges that no longer end the rights to independence. People with Down Syndrome can live independently and pursue passions and dreams in many industries with the right support and encouragement.
By Intisar Seraaj This year, from October 4 until October 10 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. The theme for 2020 is “What People with Mental Illness Want You to Know.” First, let’s start with the basics. One in five American adults has a mental illness, according to...
October 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, CP includes a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. It is the most common motor disability in childhood. CP can be caused by variables such as brain damage in the first few months or years of life, infections such as meningitis or encephalitis, or even sickle cell disease.