Resources During a Time of Tragedy

Education, Uncategorized
Like many of you this week, I am feeling a whirlwind of complicated emotions as the end of another school year approaches. I am feeling the additional distraction and heartache that comes from the recent news regarding another school shooting, this time in a Texas elementary school. There have been…
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Equity and Inclusion Fund at Tanager Place

Education
At Tanager, we believe no family should have to choose between providing essential mental healthcare for their children or ensuring food is on the table. The Tanager Place Equity and Inclusion Fund launched in 2021 to reduce financial barriers and increase access to mental and behavioral health services for families.…
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How to Avoid Autopilot Mode

Education
Have you ever spaced off and not sure where time went, but were able to complete the task? I know for myself, I do this eating. I have a plate of food in front of me but don’t remember the actual process of enjoying my meal. This can even happen…
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Navigating Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Education
Imagine taking your child to the doctor, having your child diagnosed with a life-long condition, then being basically told to have a nice day. That was me when my daughter was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. No guidance. No game plan. Nothing. After recovering from the feeling that I was…
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Common Play Therapy Myths

Education
This week is National Play Therapy Week, a time when we celebrate and advocate for the use of play in working with children. While some people may be familiar with the idea of play therapy, many parents come into the therapy process with a lot of questions about play therapy…
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Celebrate National Play Therapy Week with Tanager Place

Education
This week is National Play Therapy Week! February 6-12 is the week this year we celebrate the importance of play for children and families and honor the work done by therapists as they promote children’s health. At Tanager Place, we use play every day because of its benefits for children…
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