Chronic physical illnesses are complex, lengthy, and difficult to treat. People dealing with this type of illness often experience impaired physical and social functioning, as well as reduced well-being. Because of these issues, the impact of a physical illness often reaches beyond an individual to his or her immediate family. Continue reading How does a parent’s chronic illness impact their child?
The early years are important for laying the foundation for the future. Unfortunately, a chronic illness during these years may impact the skill development needed for future success. Continue reading The lasting effects of early chronic illness