Five Love Languages for parents of children with special needs- an interview with author jolene philo
In this episode, we are talking to a very special guest, author Jolene Philo, who discusses using the five love languages for special needs parents.
Jolene Philo has a Masters Degree in Education and is an educator-turned-author who was a caregiver to both her father with a disability and her son with special needs. Jolene has written many books for parents of children with special needs, including the book we discuss, Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families: The 5 Love Languages® for Parents Raising Children with Disabilities, which she co-authored with Gary Chapman.
Jolene Philo’s website:
Books by Jolene Philo:
Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families: The 5 Love Languages® for Parents Raising Children with Disabilities https://tinyurl.com/y6968wzy
Does My Child Have PTSD?: What to Do When Your Child Is Hurting from the Inside Outhttps://tinyurl.com/y599g68r
Every Child Welcome: A Ministry Handbook for Including Kids with Special Needs https://tinyurl.com/yxkzxrgv
The Caregiver's Notebook: An Organizational Tool and Support to Help You Care for Others https://tinyurl.com/y3nbutd3
Different Dream Parenting: A Practical Guide to Raising a Child with Special Needs https://tinyurl.com/y5hn44gb
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Product referenced in this video: Boon Grass Drying Rack
In this video, we explore marriage advice for parents of special needs children with relationship expert, Dr. Laura Marshak. Dr. Marshak is a practicing psychologist who specializes in disability related issues. She is a Professor Emeritus with Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the author of eight books. Her focus is helping families of children and adults with disabilities reach optimal levels of quality of life.
Books by Dr. Marshak:
Married with Special Needs Children: A Couples Guide to Staying Connected
Going Solo While Raising Children with Disabilities
Books by John Gottman:
Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last
Being a caregiver to a child with significant special needs for over a decade, Laura McGrath wants to provide support and information to the special needs community.
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