I spent 3 hours driving home from camping yesterday fuming over some news I received yesterday. There was this whole postI wanted to write but now I just don't even care anymore.
One of my younger sisters, who has a severly disabled 5 yr old child (wheelchair, doesn't walk, talk, has a feeding tube, is partially blind and deaf), is pregnant again.
Ok, maybe I will write a little more....
She dropped out of high school and keeps failing her GED. She is almost illiterate (can't read or write well at all), has no job, and is barely surviving off the benefit she gets to take care of her son. The father is a literal genius (IQ 160) to the point that he's too smart for his own good. Idiot savant I think is the term? He can't hold down a job because he just doesn't understand how too. He's not the father of her first though. They don't know why is wrong with my nephew already as it is, why would she consider another? They suspect that his disability is a combo of bad genetics (his father has another daughter who is also deaf and partially blind) and all the drugs and alcohol she did before she knew she was pregnant. She was probably stupid and did the same thing again.
I would love to know how she is planning on supporting this on too!