ASD (autism spectrum disorder) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects a child’s development. Autism starts in the womb, although children with ASD may not be identified until they are in preschool or even elementary school (or older) when symptoms of the disease become more apparent. Children with ASD have a mix of two types of… Continue reading A Parents Guide Navigating Through the Journey of Autism
Long-distance caregiving has its own set of difficulties. So be prepared to practice a lot of patience, and Here is a list of seven things to bear in mind if you find yourself in the job of long-distance caregiving. Make a list of the top priority tasks that need to be done to help the… Continue reading 7 Tips For Long-Distance Caregiving
Burnout affects caregivers in the form of physical, emotional, and mental weariness. It may be followed by a shift in attitude, from caring and positive to uncaring and negative. Caregivers might burn out if they don't get the support they need or try to do more than they are physically or financially capable of. Many… Continue reading 10 Signs of Caregiver Burnout
Working remotely is ideal for parents with small children. You can be present for your child’s needs and pay attention to their daily development while earning a living at home. As ideal as it sounds, the balancing act that this requires can be exhausting. Parents of Children With All Special Needs (POCWASN) helps support parents… Continue reading Surviving Remote Work with Babies and Toddlers
"Emotional health is an important part of overall health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. ... It means you are aware of your emotions. You can deal with them, whether they are positive or negative. Emotionally healthy people still feel stress, anger, and sadness." - Family Doctor . org Life certainly… Continue reading Self-Care for Emotional Healing
We took some time to interview a few of our new POCWASN Moms to find out how they are enjoying our self-care services. If you would like to apply to services at POCWASN, please take a moment to fill out the form below and an administrator will be in touch with you shortly after. Meet… Continue reading Welcoming Our New Moms at POCWASN
It’s common for men to think self-care is only for women, but as we know by now, we all need a little self-care to keep ourselves thriving in our day to day life. We want to offer you 10 of the following tips for men on practicing self-care. “In dealing with those who are undergoing… Continue reading Self-Care Tips for Men
“Every caregiver deserves self-care.” –Syrenthia Farris, CEO, and Founder of POCWASN Parents of Children with All Special Needs is a Non-Profit Organization-501(c)3 (www.pocwasn.org) who provides self-care services to help rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul of the families and caregivers who care for people with all special needs. POCWASN is focused on helping improve the… Continue reading Who is POCWASN?