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Caring for a family member with any type of disability has been shown to have a significant impact on the caregiver’s health and workplace productivity.
A special note from Advocates: The Boston Globe story below follows Nina, also known as "Baby Girl Butterfly," a young girl with a rare diagnosis.
On Saturday, April 28, the Autism Alliance, a program of Advocates, capped off Autism Awareness Month with “Random Acts of Kite-ness” during their annual sensory-friendly Kite Day.
Keith Scott is accustomed to the snap judgments people make against those with mental health challenges.“They automatically assume they know things about you that they can’t possibly know, because they haven’t gotten the chance to know you as a person,” he said.
As attitudes in the “war on drugs” change, the city is hoping to tackle the opioid crisis as a public health problem rather than a law enforcement one.