3-Step Stress Management for Parents

Designed for parents raising children with autism, ADD, ADHD, high sensitivities, complex and special needs.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (17 ratings)
728 students
36min of on-demand video

Strategies to decrease stress and mindfully approach common parenting challenges.


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Did you know, 70% of the time, most people live in a state of survival, not well-being.

Parents raising children with autism, ADD, ADHD, high sensitivities, complex and unique needs are more prone to experiencing moderate to extreme stress levels. Unmanaged stress can impact so many areas of our lives, including our physical and mental health, relationships, and how we perform everyday tasks. I desire to help parents stress less, love, and laugh more.

This free short course will give you strategies you can quickly implement today to begin mindfully shifting from stress-inducing habits to stress-reducing habits. Changes do not occur without action. Take this knowledge and put it into action. Have fun with it!

Who is the course for

  • All parents, but the material and examples address specific needs and challenges encountered by parents of children with autism, ADD'ADHD, and other complex needs.

  • Open-minded people who desire to learn new ways of approaching life.

What you will learn

  • Tips that take less than 3 minutes to implement

  • How to shift from stress promoting thinking to stress reduction thinking

  • Valuable tips that you can start using right away

  • Tips that can specifically support you as a parent raising a child with special needs.

The intention of this short course is to help pave the way to new approaches to parenting that brings more joy and less stress to you and your family.

Who this course is for:

  • Parents of children with autism, ADD, ADHD, highly sensitive, sensory processing disorders, complex or other special needs.


Parent Educator/Occupational Therapist
Elizabeth Shaffer
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 17 Reviews
  • 728 Students
  • 1 Course

Dr. Elizabeth J. Shaffer, OTD, OTR/L has been working with children, families, health, and educational organizations around the world since 2001. Elizabeth personally and professionally understands the unique challenges both parents and individuals living with autism, ADHD/ADD, and sensory processing disorder encounter. She is passionate about helping families through her various roles as an activist, occupational therapist, and parent educator.

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