Dear Addy: Teaching Independence

September 19, 2017

Dear Addy, I have two preteen kids with bleeding disorders and I want to instill in them independence with respect to their care. Do you have any advice on ways to build this into our routine? Signed, Introducing Independence Dear Independence, This is a great question to be asking now, as transitioning to independence is […]

Infusing Love: He’ll Do It When He’s Ready

October 14, 2015

Nick and his classmates were talking about different health disorders in his health class, and one of his friends disclosed to Nick that he had ADD. Nick replied, “Well, I have hemophilia.” That was the first and only time Nick divulged his hemophilia diagnosis to a friend. I have to admit that this bothers me, […]

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