Families and Disability

By David Morstad

Family life is subject to strain. That conclusion is hardly a dazzling new discovery. Families are a series of relationships, and relationships, by their nature, are complex. Toss in a few contemporary issues like unemployment or other financial stress and day-to-day family life becomes even more complicated.

And then, there are the children. Specifically, children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

What is the truth about the rate of divorce among families of children with disabilities? Continue reading