Research Shows ‘Uplifts’ Help Parents of Children with Disabilities Manage Stress

Research from BYU professor Dr. Tina Taylor found that parents of children with disabilities can better manage stress when provided with respite care and other pleasant experiences.
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 “A lot of power comes when parents choose to perceive their situations in a favorable light. When parents of these children look at the good things that happen — like gaining caring and compassionate attributes — the difficulties become more manageable and stress is mitigated.”

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