#019 Research and resources for siblings with Eric Goll

#019 Research and resources for siblings with Eric Goll

019, Blog, Podcast
You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify. Eric Goll along with Helen Ries and Becky Rossi, all siblings of a person with an intellectual disability, carried out an interesting research study about the top concerns of siblings of adults with intellectual disabilities. Here is what they found. Top issues identified: Mental health of their disabled sibling and their parents.HousingManaging relationshipsEmotional Support for themselves Farther down the list of concerns was funding and support for their brother or sister. Isn’t that interesting?! The research also found that the intensity of support increasing over the years though it decreased temporarily in the 30-39 age group. Perhaps (though no information was collected on this) building a family and a career during that time affecting how much support sisters and…
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