Posts tagged "Disabled sibling"

Should Family Caretakers Have to Join the Union?

Should Family Caretakers Have to Join the Union?
Illinois legislators have a history of getting involved in areas that they need to stay out of. Perhaps, it keeps them from having to make cuts in their own pensions. The latest fiasco is over whether the family caretakers of disabled family members given money for home care through the State should be unionized as... Read more »

Caring for Your Disabled Sibling As They Age

Caring for Your Disabled Sibling As They Age
We get older while our handicapped sibling seems to remain the same. They have reached their full potential years ago. This is the case with my sister who will be 51 this year. After years of speech therapy, special schools and now workshop, she remains chronically mentally disabled. Her behavior is similar to what it... Read more »

Folic Acid in Early Pregnancy Reduces Autism by 40%

Folic Acid in Early Pregnancy Reduces Autism by 40%
A New Study conducted as part of Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBA) has found that mothers who took folic acid supplements for 4 weeks before becoming pregnant until 8 weeks after pregnancy, had a reduced incident of Autism by 40%. The study only shows an association between the use of folic acid supplements and... Read more »
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