Have you ever thought about what you should do if you have developmental concerns about your child? Or what happens after your child has been diagnosed with a disability like (autism, ADHD, PDD-NOS,etc). We are sharing this special episode because this month is Autism Acceptance month and in this episode, we spoke with an educational psychologist, board-certified in perinatal mental health. Please grab a notepad and tune in and listen to the entire episode. Tweet or message us your questions or future show topics.
The African proverb for this week’s podcast is: (1:46)
You must decide where you are going in the evening, if you intend to leave early in the morning. (Malian Proverb)
Word of the Episode ( 2:00)
"Amul solo!" means please in the wolof language.
The Grown Folks Section “Children and Developmental Concerns:” (2:47)
Today’s guest is Dr. Richelle Whittaker who serves the community as an educational psychologist board certified in perinatal mental health, a parenting coach, trainer, and author. She is devoted to educating, equipping, and empowering women struggling with emotional challenges through pregnancy, postpartum, and parenthood. She is an engaging and interactive speaker combining both her knowledge and personal experience. Her primary goal is to help moms become strong advocates for themselves and their children when it comes to making decisions about their mental health & education.
Dr. Whittaker has more than 17 years of experience in the education and mental health field. She is the author of Burps, Bibs, and Breakdowns: A 90 Day Journal for Moms and Embracing What’s Next: A 30 Day Journal for Parents. She is also the host of the Mahogany Moms podcast.
Connect with Dr. Richelle Whittaker and show your support:
- Website: www.nextstepseducation.com
- Instagram: Instagram.com/providentialcounseling
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- Facebook: Facebook.com/ProvidentialCounselingConsultingServicesPllc
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