World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), Apr 2/15

World Autism Awareness Day aims to increase people's awareness about people, especially children, with autism. The day often features educational events for teachers, health care workers and parents, as well as exhibitions showcasing work created by children with autism. The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2015. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. How will you celebrate? Use #LIUB to … [Read more...]

Stigma and Violence, Isn’t It Time to Connect the Dots?

Violence - The Canadian Mental Health Association In today’s media reports about mental illness, there is a tendency to emphasize a supposed link between violence and mental illness. News stories regularly suggest that there is a strong connection between mental illness and crime. But the majority of people who are violent do not suffer from mental illnesses. In fact, people with a mental illness are more likely to be the victims, rather than the perpetrators of violence. In this section, … [Read more...]

Sheila Mansell, Ph.D., R. Psych. taking action with Autism

Sheila Mansell, Ph.D., R. Psych.,Founder Advancing Autism Care Inc.and CareVine Inc. Dr. Sheila Mansell has dedicated many years of psychological practice to families and the caregiving/educational/employment/support systems serving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, mental health, and trauma/sensory concerns. In 2005 she developed The Guide to Better Living: Autism and Complex Needs SimplifiedTM which integrates her successful clinical practice … [Read more...]

Lynette Louise ‘aka’ THE BRAIN BROAD

Choose Your Valentine With Care: He/She is Bound to Change your Brain! By: Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD When you connect deeply with someone a new person evolves, a kind of third wheel singularity that makes choices in cooperation--and even in discord--with the two of you. I first heard this concept, of all places, while reading the book In Cold Blood: a true story about two men that murdered a family of four living peacefully in the country. The writer explained how neither of these … [Read more...]

TIMELY: A Book Starring A Girl With Disabilities For Every Stocking!‏

The WingMaker: New Rhyming Picture Book Starring A Girl With Disabilities—Available For The Holidays International Therapist Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD Writes a True Tale of Inspiration for Families Coping with Disabilities, Mental Health Issues, and Loss Simi Valley, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013—International mental health expert and neurofeedback practitioner Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD of Brain and Body travels the globe as a playful therapist and brain expert. Visiting homes of … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "Each of us is the accumulation of our memories." Author, Ann Loy McGinnis   Your Action for today: 'to see if you can create a memorable experience.'   Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox       Be the change that you what to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 310 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

Growing In And Out Of Autism, Lynette Louise

I suppose this article can be seen as inflammatory, but I just can't keep what I am seeing a secret anymore. To understand what I am about to share, you have to know a little about me. I raised eight children, six were adopted and of those six five were labeled as challenged. As the spectrum of autism became more cohesive four of the five were considered autistic. In addition, two of my grandsons also showed signs of autism and we - as a family - took immediate measures to change the … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

  Your "QuoteAction" of the day:  "Better to ask twice than to lose your way once." Danish Proverb   Your Action for Today: '...ask for help in an area where you are struggling.'     Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the Change that you want to see!   Siobhan@SiobhanWilcox.com http://www.SiobhanWilcox.com http://www.EsalonSpeaks.com http://www.KidsYogaNetwork.com -- Siobhan … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "Learn to laugh at your troubles and you will never run out of things to laugh at." Real Estate Agent, Lyn Karol Your Action for today is ... 'to find some humor in one of your challenges'.     Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change that you want to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 112 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward." Business Leader, Victor Kiam   Your Action for today is 'to think of a situation where you fell on your face and you were able to make something positive out of it.'   Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day! Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change that you want to see!   Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 310 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash." General, George Patton   Your Action for today is: ' to do something that requires you to take a calculated risk.'   Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change that you want to see!   Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 310 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

Jenny McCarthy – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman that used her challenge in life, Took Action and now devotes a great amount of her time to bettering the lives of other women that have experienced the same challenge as herself. That is, a child born with AUTISM, and thriving through the trials and tribulations of these special children!       WOMAN of ACTION™     Jenny McCarthy       Jenny McCarthy is an … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

   Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." Best Selling Author, Maya Angelou   Your Action for today is ... to look at something in your life that you have failed to change. See if changing your attitude makes a difference.   Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change that you want to see!      Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

  Here's your "QuoteAction" of the day:   "What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." Author and Poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson   Your Action for today is:  Take five minutes in silence, focus on your breath and look within.   Have an extraordinary day!   Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox       Be the Change that you want to … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "Your success in life will be in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do." Speaker and Writer, Brian Tracy   Your Action for today is: 'to do something that is over and above what you are expected to do.'     Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox       Be the change  that you want to see!   Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 310 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

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