Ryland and ABA

One of Ryland’s therapies is ABA.  ABA stands for Applied Behavior Analysis.  A search on the internet will bring up several articles questioning the ethics of ABA therapy arguing that its core principles are cruel.  We have not had that experience.  Not to say that unkindness doesn’t happen, there is certainly room for it, butRead more

On Being the Parent of an Adult Child with Bipolar

My daughter, Paix, and I have been at odds a great deal lately.  When trying to discuss her mental health, we usually end up in an argument where we both walk away angry and hurt.  I’m afraid she thinks I don’t love her or, worse, don’t care at all, but it gets so frustrating dealingRead more