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5 Warning Signs a Caregiver Is Stressed

From the Show: Autism Hope
Summary: What are five tips on what caregivers can do to ease stress?
Air Date: 1/29/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Kristin Selby Gonzalez, President and Chairman of the Autism Hope Alliance
Kristin Selby GonzalezKristin Selby Gonzalez is the President and Chairman of the Autism Hope Alliance. She has given lectures worldwide, educating thousands throughout the years on different strategies to help children on the autism spectrum. In addition to her trainings and certifications, Kristin brings her own experience as a mother of a child on the spectrum.
5 Warning Signs a Caregiver Is Stressed
With one in 68 children in the country being diagnosed with autism, many parents take on the role of a caregiver, in addition to being a parent.

With specialized diets and multiple therapies a day, the caregiver can become isolated and depressed.

What are the five warning signs that a caregiver is stressed?

  1. Feeling overwhelmed
  2. Feeling tired
  3. Sleeping too much
  4. Feeling sad
  5. Weight gain

Listen in as Kristin Gonzalez, President of the Autism Hope Alliance, shares the five warning signs that a caregiver is stressed, as well as five tips on how to ease the stress.

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