Kids Raised With Disabled Siblings May Have More Behavioral Problems.

HealthDay (7/31, Gray) reports that according to a study published online July 29 the journal Pediatrics, youngsters “raised in the shadow of a sibling with significant health problems or disabilities may experience more behavioral and emotional problems.” Researchers arrived at this conclusion after studying data on some “6,500 siblings…living in homes with only typically developing children and 245 siblings who lived in homes in which at least one other child had a disability.” Reuters(7/31, Grens) also covers the story.

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— “Siblings of Disabled Kids May Show Emotional Effects, “Barbara Bronson Gray, HealthDay, July 30, 2013.

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