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Katherine King, known to her more than 30,000 Facebook followers as Katherine the Brave, was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) on June 2, 2015. DIPG is a tumor of the brain stem that grows along the brain’s nerve cells, making the tumor inoperable. DIPG has a 0% survival rate;...
The mother of an adult son with autism reflects on the North Miami police shooting of a therapist who was trying to help a young man with autism. Law enforcement officers must be trained to protect the entire population, she says.
Why is it that some of us are able to overcome childhood trauma while others are not? Resilience, the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, can curb the effects of trauma and adversity such as physical abuse, exposure to substance abuse, and unmet basic needs. In California, an estimated one third of […]