June 30, 2010
Recently, actress Glenn Close spoke out against letting words over power us. Words like depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. This is a cause close to her heart. Close’s sister has bipolar disorder and her nephew has schizo-affective disorder. She refers to her sister and nephew as her heroes because of the struggles they face and [...]
June 17, 2010
Living on your own is hard enough without the added difficulty of dealing with Asperger’s Syndrome . According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes, Asperger Syndrome is “an Autism Spectrum Disorder that inhibits a person’s ability to function in society”. Estimates suggest that two out of every 10,000 children suffer from Asperger Syndrome, with the distribution being three boys for every girl.