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Information for Parents and Caregivers: Diagnosis Related Grief

August 31, 2020  |   |  By Encompass

Even when a parent/caregiver has a strong feeling that something is going on with their child that they donโ€™t quite understand, a diagnosis can be really difficult to accept. Processing the grief associated with a diagnosis can be a very challenging path for families and can lead to frustration, miscommunication, and hurt feelings. This handout […]

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Encompass “What is Sensory Processing?” Handout

January 31, 2020  |   |  By Encompass

In this handout, Encompass Occupational Therapist Kavita Sleight, OTR/L, explains sensory processing, gives examples of common challenges that can indicate issues with sensory processing, and provides strategies and tools for dealing with different types of sensory processing challenges.

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WithinReach

July 29, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

WithinReach is a website resource to help make it easier for Washington famlilie to navigate our complex health and social service systems and connect with the resources they need to be healthy and safe.

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HealthyChildren.org

August 7, 2018  |   |  By Encompass

The American Academy of Pediatrics’ web resource HealthyChildren.org provides information and resources for parents to help nurture the healthy development of their children. The site lists developmental milestones at different ages and stages, as well as a symptom checker,ย up-to-the-minute pediatric health information, immunization schedules, and apps for families to download.

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The Arc of King County Resource Guide

August 7, 2018  |   |  By Encompass

The Arc of King County Resource Guide is a collection of resources for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in King County, including categories like Activities & Recreation, Behavior Support & Social Skills, DDA, Special Education, Support Groups, and much more.

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