Married with Disabled Children
Can this marriage survive? It’s a question many of us ask as we try to juggle the care of a disabled child, the needs of our other children, and, oh yes, the relationship to that person I’m married to. The good news is that marriages with a disabled child are no more likely to end in divorce than others.
But I Didn’t Sign Up for This: Parenting a Child with a Disability
When you decided to sign up for having a child, chances are great that you didn’t special-order a child with a disability. In fact, one of the reasons often given for keeping abortion legal in the US is, “What if tests reveal the fetus has disabilities?” On the other hand, some parents do knowingly adopt a child with a disability.