Caring for Those with Special Needs


“It’s an honor.”
– Kathy Jordan

Special needs caregivers are faced with a unique set of challenges. People with special needs typically have multiple medical, emotional, and physical care concerns, and they commonly require around-the-clock care and attention.

Resources for Special Needs Caregivers

The Whole Child: A Caregiver’s Guide to the First Five Years – A video guide covering
child care and development for children with special needs.

8 Essential Tips For Preventing Caregiver Burnout – The symptoms of caregiver burnout and tips on how to deal with the stress of day-to-day care.

Caring for a Sibling with Special Needs – How to prepare for the responsibility of caring for an adult sibling with special needs in the event your parents pass away.

Guide for Adults with Special Needs – A comprehensive guide from the Department of Defense for military families providing care to an adult with special needs.