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Here are some suggestions to help group members feel comfortable and trust
Listen to what others say. Think about how you want others to listen to you,
and then try to listen to them in the same way.
Try not to tell other people what to do. You can help others understand how
they are feeling, and share your own experiences. But everyone must make their
own decisions about the best way to assist people with disabilities.
The support group can be a place where a caregiver can show anger or cry from
frustration. By sharing experiences and ideas, you can help each other find ways to
change the causes of these feelings.
Rosa gets very angry
if I try to change our
daily routine. Do you
have any ideas that will
Mari used to be the
same. Then we had
a talk together. It is
How did you get Mari
to talk with you?
We have the same
problem with our
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