Camp offers parents, children a break from disabilities

02/24/2008 | Detroit News, The

A popular Michigan camp offers children with disabilities the chance to be like everyone else while giving their parents a break from caretaking. "While all of us parents really need a break, it is not that easy at first to allow someone else to take on all the unique responsibilities," said Sharlene Lane, whose teen son Brett has spastic cerebral palsy and cognitive impairments. "But every year since when we pick Brett up he's grown a little more mature, become a little taller."

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