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How Parenting Kids With Disabilities Affects Marriage

Parents of children with developmental disabilities experience varying levels of stress, but new research suggests that some key factors influence how much their kids' needs affect their marriage.

April 11, 2022
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Pandemic Pushes Parents Of Kids With Special Needs To Breaking Point

Parents are feeling isolated, stressed and overwhelmed at a time when families need more support than ever to deal with a loss of routine, heightened anxiety and other challenges.

August 19, 2020

Study: Autism Moms Face Greater Risk Of Heart Disease

Raising a child with autism may take a deeper toll than previously thought with new research suggesting that such moms face a heightened risk of heart disease.

September 23, 2016

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Study: Dads’ Involvement Key For Families Affected By ASD

Many women struggle to deal with stress associated with having a child with autism, but new research suggests that fathers can play a big role in boosting moms' mental health.

August 25, 2015

Disability Caregiving May Lead To Memory Decline In Moms

The stress of caring for a child with a disability may truly take a toll, with a new study suggesting that mothers of those with special needs see greater declines in memory as they age.

April 10, 2015

Respite Care Has Big Impact For Autism Parents

Parents of children with autism often report high levels of stress, but new research suggests that getting a caregiving break for as little as one hour a week can really make a difference.

April 8, 2013

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Autism Moms Face Tough Go At Work

Mothers of children with autism frequently forgo promotions, work fewer hours and decline new job offers as a result of their caregiving responsibilities, new research indicates.

June 23, 2010

Autism Brings Moms A Whole New Level Of Stress, Study Says

Mothers of children with autism experience more stress than mothers of kids with other types of developmental delay.

July 8, 2009

Special Needs Present Extra Hurdles For Grandparents

Grandparents care for nearly 200,000 American children with disabilities. But with limited income and health issues of their own, caregiving can be particularly demanding for this crowd.

June 23, 2009

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