Parenting children with ADHD, autism and other neurological disorders is difficult in part because of the unpredictable nature of these conditions. This hour, we’ll talk about the social and economic realities caregivers are up against with Linda M. Blum, author of Raising Generation Rx: Mothering Kids With Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality (NYU Press).
Dr. Denton A. Cooley holds up a Jarvick-7 heart pump model at a press conference on Tuesday, April 20, 1989 in Houston, while discussing the 20 year anniversary of the first implant of an artificial heart in a man. Cooley was the surgeon who performed the operation in 1969. Pam MacDonald/AP Photo
Actors Jim Carrey, center, Jenny McCarthy, right, accompanied by Carrey's daughter Jane, and others, holds up photos of Evan Asher, son of McCarthy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 4, 2008, during a rally calling for the elimination of toxins from children's vaccines. Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo