Last week, I reported on an important study about the financial hardships experienced by families raising children with special needs. This post focuses on policy implications of the study.The first section is a rerun of my previous post, and the policy implication section below is new. Thanks for all the great comments on your experiences with the financial burdens of raising your children.
Social work researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., found more than a quarter of low-income families with disabled children are spending more than 3 percent of thei... Read Post
Families with disabled children are struggling to keep food on the table, a roof over their heads, and to pay for needed health and dental care. But according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, thes... Read Post