Category Archives: Special Needs

Vive la Différence

The day has finally come. You arrive home from the therapist’s office to whom you and your child were referred to by the school. The diagnosis explains the challenges he has in class and with keeping up. You now have … Continue reading

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Hoarding Intervention: A New Model for Success

The Philadelphia Hoarding Task Force (PHTF) hosted a hoarding intervention workshop led by Jesse Edsell-Vetter. Jesse presented an innovative intervention model that he has developed and implemented with an impressive 98% success rate. Discover the key to his model this article. Continue reading

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Philadelphia Hoarding Task Force – In Its Second Year & Making Headway!

As a follow-up to my blog post from last year at this time, I am thrilled to report that the Philadelphia Hoarding Task Force (PHTF) is in its second year and making headway. In 2013, the Philadelphia Hoarding Task Force a coalition of … Continue reading

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You’re Not Alone Anymore!

Support has come to the Philly area for those with hoarding habits along with their family and friends and the groups and organizations that support them. Continue reading

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“I’M A HOARDER” Careful what you label yourself

Due to reality shows like Hoarders or Buried Alive people seem to identify themselves from what they see on t.v. People use this label even when they aren’t a hoarder. It’s become a generic label that people use falsely to describe themselves.Professional Organizers ask pertinent questions when doing an assessment so we can best serve the individuals. We do not judge people, and quite often find people use the “hoarding” term too broadly and too often. Continue reading

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Helping Tiger Age In Place

  My cat, Tiger, is 21 years old. That makes him 101 in cat years. As he has gotten older, many things Tiger used to do have become hard for him, so we’ve responded by helping him age in place. Tiger … Continue reading

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