by William Van Ornum, Ph.D. on
The New York Times on Tuesday August 12th offers an article describing the problems faced by parents with special needs children when it comes to finding “sitters” or “helpers”.
They even report on a national service that can match parents with caretakers.
When one imagines the difficulty encountered just in finding a sitter for a non-special needs child, the task of finding such a person for the special needs child can seem insurmountable at times.
Here is the link to the article: Times article