This week I got a call asking if I had some local resources for a family with a sixth-grader who has Aspergers. His parents and siblings are having some challenges dealing with him. Here are both local and more universal resources. Please add your own; it’s far from complete. SIBLING ISSUESThe Sibling Support Project is a "national effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental, or mental health concerns.
A new paper from North Carolina State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems, as well as changes in how shelters are treating these families. "We wante... Read Post
Even among low-income families, mothers with greater social and economic resources were more supportive in parenting their children than those with fewer resources, which in turn influenced the children's cognitive performance. That... Read Post