"Preventing Harms to Young Caregivers..."

Welcome to Connecting ALS. This week we talk to Dr. Melinda Kavanaugh about her research and learn about programs that help kids who serve as caregivers.

This week Jeremy talks to Dr. Melinda Kavanaugh about her research into the sleep patterns of youth caregivers, programs that are available to help kids who serve as caregivers, and some new research into ALS and stigma.

Resources to help young caregivers can be found at https://www.als.org/navigating-als/resources/Youth-Education

Help kids in your community join the fight against ALS at https://www.als.org/get-involved/als-youth-challenge

For more information about the YCare program go to https://www.als.org/blog/training-program-gives-young-caregivers-confidence-peer-support

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