Autism has become one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S. It is costly to families financially, emotionally and physically causing anxiety and stress. Even though there is no medical detection instrument available or cure as yet, there are successful interventions that can be employed to assist these children in making a more productive…Read More
Some confusion and behavioral changes are normal in children. However when such behaviors are affecting one’s functioning on a daily basis, intervention becomes crucial for further success and healthy development. This is a confusing time for both parents and children. With the appropriate support and guidance every child and parent can learn effective skills to…Read More
We understand that during acute phases of illness individuals lose or forget skills necessary for independent living. As individuals increase understanding of their illness and their own unique recovery process, we assist in the transition to successful independent living. We assist individuals in regaining skills in areas of self care, healthy meal preparation, finances and…Read More
There is a difference between feeling the paralyzing effects of anxiety and the feelings of being tense or nervous as in an uncomfortable situation. Anxiety symptoms include panic attacks, fears out of proportion with the real danger, obsessions or compulsions, intrusive thoughts or memories of stressful events, and fear of experiencing panic and agitation in social…Read More
Everyone gets angry from time to time. But anger management issues arise from a lack of effective coping strategies. These episodes can be frightening and even dangerous. Symptoms may include: Angry outbursts, intense feelings of frustration, little patience, hyper critical reactions, and physical and verbal aggression. Steven came to Cedar House, Inc. feeling like his…Read More
Depression… There is Help!
Depression is a complex condition, not simply a case of the “blues” or an occasional melancholy. Symptoms are varied and may include: Lack of interest in activities normally enjoyed, increased or decreased appetite, insomnia or sleeping excessively, changes in psychomotor activity, fatigue, tiredness or loss of energy, feelings of low self-worth or excessive guilt, difficulties…Read More