Supportive homes and communities

My autistic boy has joined the beat generation

August 30th, 2014 | Posted by ccsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off)

It’s common for parents to experience the stigma attached to mental-health problems, addictions and developmental disabilities

web-szatmari-0815From The Globe and Mail—Raising a child with a mental-health challenge, an addiction or a developmental disability can be very stressful. Feelings of stress can erupt at any moment; at the grocery store, family gatherings, meetings with teachers. Parents of these children are often faced with comments such as “There is something wrong with that kid,” “You must be an awful parent to cause such lousy behaviour,” and “Why can’t you handle your own children?”  Read the full article here.

Mapping community footprints from past a help for future

August 28th, 2014 | Posted by ccsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off)