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Parenting a Neurodivergent Child Is Hard!

Psychology Today

Odelya Gertel Kraybill, Ph.D.

August 2021

Parenting is difficult, even under the best circumstances. But parenting a child with a neurodivergent diagnosis—such as PANDAS—can be even more challenging. Many parents of children with PANDAS struggle with feeling inadequate, guilty, stressed, ashamed, worried, angry, disappointed and overwhelmed. Self-compassion is an effective way to deal with the difficult feelings that inevitably arise when parenting a neurodivergent child. 

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