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
What impact does having a special needs child have on a family's financial well-being? This is a frequently debated question with limited data to lead the way. However, a recent national study of the financial burdens on families ra... Read Post