Give Me Healthy Boundaries for the Holidays

By Mad Hatter Wellness “The holidays are hard.”  That’s a recurrent refrain this time of year. One very common reason is that we have relationships…

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Dating, Disability and Disclosures

By Leah Bauman-Smith for Mad Hatter Wellness I recently came across a thread in my Long Covid Support group where people were asking when others…

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Non-Diet Resolutions for the New Year!

Diet culture is everywhere, especially this time of year. We are bombarded with ads claiming the secret to weight loss, or meal planning guides to…

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Relationship Changes and Endings

By Mad Hatter Wellness All relationships will eventually end.  That may feel odd or uncomfortable to think about, right? But truly, all relationships will eventually…

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Addressing Masturbation in the Classroom

Masturbation is a topic that we frequently facilitate a training, workshop or class about, and is frequently brought up by staff and caregivers as a…

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How to Support People with I/DD During Breakups

We teach a lot about how to have a healthy relationship. But how can we support the ending of relationships that have gotten unhealthy or…

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Supporting Body Autonomy During Personal Cares

Most people will need help with personal cares at some time in their lives. This could be due to illness, injury, disability, pregnancy, aging, etc.…

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Incorporating Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning in Comprehensive Sexuality Education

“My body belongs to me. No one gets to touch me unless I say it’s ok.” This is a key message for our work at…

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We Unequivocally Stand with Black Lives Matter

We at Mad Hatter Wellness unequivocally believe that Black Lives Matter. We believe that the liberation of all people is tied together. With that said,…

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