Caring for a Girl With an Illness or Disability
If you take care of a girl with an illness or a disability, you know it can be tough. You may need to help with daily care, doctor’s visits, and school setbacks. And you may also face the usual dramas of teen life! But you can be a terrific source of support to the girl in your life. In the new girlshealth.gov section on illnesses and disabilities for parents and caregivers, you can learn about topics like:
And don’t forget to check out our tips on taking care of yourself if you’re worn down by the demands on you.
Content last reviewed February 01, 2011
Page last updated October 31, 2013