Coping with stress when your child has a chronic illness or disability
“As tough as parenting can be, it becomes even more difficult when our children are diagnosed with a chronic illness or disability. Taking care of your own physical and emotional health is an important part of providing support for your child.”
This comprehensive article by Fawne Hansen, a health coach specializing in stress-related conditions, identifies major sources and symptoms of stressors you may experience as a parent of a child with an illness or disability. It also offers advice on how to manage this stress to keep you and your child as healthy and happy as possible.
Click here to read Hansen’s article and get links to other valuable resources.
This is a great read for parents, but can also be useful for teachers, caregivers, and other family members.