Gabrielle Heselton

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How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

On Hans Asperger, the Nazis, and Autism: A Conversation Across Neurologies

by <b>Maxfield Sparrow</b> and <b>Steve Silberman</b><br>How complicit was Hans Asperger with the murderous eugenic policies of the Third Reich in his role as the head …

Autism

Canadians with disabilities twice as likely to face violence: StatsCan

Nearly four in 10 disabled people report experiencing robbery, sexual or physical assault— about double the rates found in the general population, …

It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us. We not …

8 Self-Care Tips For Activists

self-care, BitchVotes2017Sabrina NelsonA year has passed since the fateful election that plunged the country into (even more) chaos. And somehow, …

Social Media

New Toronto research hub to focus on developmental disabilities and mental illness

One of Canada's most high-profile mental health treatment centres says it's opening a new research hub that will focus on the needs of people with …

Mental Health

How Mindfulness and Storytelling Help Kids Heal and Learn

<b>By Juli Fraga</b>When mindfulness teacher Laurie Grossman instructed a class at Reach Academy to let their eyes rest and close so they could focus on …

Mindfulness

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and <i>Finding Nemo</i>. We race to get all our ground work done: packing, going through TSA, doing a last-minute work call, calling each …

50 Questions To Ask Your Kids Instead Of Asking “How Was Your Day”

Now that we have a new baby in our home, time with my oldest girls (ages 8 and 6) is even more difficult to find. Between constant nursing sessions …

Addiction doc says: It’s not the drugs. It’s the ACEs – adverse childhood experiences.

He says: Addiction shouldn’t be called “addiction”. It should be called “ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking”.He says: Ritualized compulsive …

Mental Health

25 Things You Do as an Adult When You've Experienced Childhood Emotional Abuse

It has been said that “no one escapes childhood unscathed.” But sayings like these can have an especially significant meaning for a person who has …

13 Books to Teach Children About Protesting and Activism - GeekMom

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>It’s a politically charged time to be alive in the US. Yesterday’s Women’s March brought out incredible numbers of people in …

Malala Yousafzai

VAD | Bursaries and Awards

Each year, Voice of Albertans with Disabilities awards Education for Life bursaries, the Elsa Marie Lodewyk Memorial Bursary, the Pembina Pipeline …

Disability

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How to overcome your unconscious biases

When Femi Otitoju first took an implicit bias test, she was fairly confident what her results would be.<p>But as a black gay woman, she was shocked to …

Dystopian dreams: how feminist science fiction predicted the future

From Mary Shelley to Margaret Atwood, feminist science fiction writers have imagined other ways of living that prompt us to ask, could we do things differently?<p>Margaret Atwood’s evergreen dystopian novel <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is about to become a television drama. Published in 1985, it couldn’t feel …

Feminism

International Women’s Day: Calls to Action, Protests and Words of Praise

Iceland’s government announced plans to eradicate gender pay disparities by 2022. Four Russian feminist activists unfurled a giant poster outside the Kremlin in Moscow, denouncing the patriarchy (they were arrested). India’s prime minister honored a symbol of rural women’s aspirations for dignity …

State Street Global Advisors

Canada's Great Women - Canada's History

Canada’s History decided to mark the centennial of the first women to win the vote in Canada — in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta in 1916 — by …

Canada

Two Models With Disabilities Walked In A NYFW Runway Show & Here's Why It Matters

It's clear from the increased diversity at New York Fashion Week 2017 that some of the fashion industry's most prominent designers recognize the need …

The "Day Without a Woman" strike, explained

On International Women’s Day, women across the world will strike against President Trump and the social injustices that helped him rise to power.<p>March 8 is International Women’s Day, which is usually celebrated in the US with a feel-good awareness campaign about the importance of women’s rights. …

Striking on International Women’s Day Is Not a Privilege

In her recent op-ed for <i>Elle</i>, Sady Doyle asks the important question, “What does it mean for women to go on strike in 2017?” She argues that because …

Birth cohort increases in psychopathology among young Americans, 1938-2007: A cross-temporal meta-analysis of the MMPI.

2010 Mar;30(2):145-54. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2009.10.005. Epub 2009 Nov 5.<p>1San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-4611, USA. …

Neurology