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Parents With Hiv

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Does HIPAA apply to someone HIV+ and on parent's insurance?

I have a client who is newly diagnosed, who has not yet told his parents. He is covered by his parent's insurance and is afraid his family could find out this way. Does HIPAA apply in this case?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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...Once he loses coverage as a dependent on his parents' plan, he would be eligible for COBRA. Once COBRA runs out, he would be eligible for a HIPAA policy, as long as he doesn't have Read more »

both parents are hiv+

My question is, well there is two parts to this question, if both parents are + and the mother is... Read more »

Both parent are hiv+ child is not how true is this?

childs parent both have full blown aids,child was never test until last month, child is 3yrs old,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anxiety/Stress Among Mothers Living With HIV: Effects on Parenting Skills and Child Outcomes

...bootstrap used to verify model stability. The results showed that maternal stress was negatively associated with a broad range of parenting skills, and that parenting skills were negatively associated with child problem behaviors. "Mothers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Documentary Aimed to Help Parents Discuss Sex, HIV/AIDS With Their Kids

...Times reporter Donald McNeil on Tuesday profiled the new documentary "Please Talk to Kids About AIDS," which aims to help parents talk about sex and HIV/AIDS with their children. The film features two sisters -- Vineeta and Sevilla Hennessey,... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Helping Parents and Caregivers Talk about HIV/AIDS and Sexuality Issues

...adults to teach them the skills needed to communicate effectively with children and teens. The Project invites small groups of parents and guardians to attend a series of three workshops conducted by volunteer peer facilitators in a community... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parents Disclosure of HIV to Their Children

...Increasing numbers of families are living with a parent with HIV, creating challenges for parents to decide whether, how, and when to disclose their HIV status to their children. Clinicians Read more »
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Coming out to the Parents, with HIV...

Posted by PosJohnathan, 1 Reply is how i told them i was bi-sexual and hiv positive.... Read more »

Afraid to tell my parents about my HIV

Posted by aug27, 4 Replies
...I have been HIV + since sept of 2005. I curently live at home with my parents and have not told them that I have HIV. It is getting harder and harder to do and I am getting more distant from them. I love Read more »

Parents Of HIV Positive Adult Children

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wondering if anyone here knew of any websites, Forums, online communities, etc. specializing in Parents Of Adult Children With HIV? Thanks. Read more »

Resource for Parents of HIV+ son?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi there -- does anyone have suggestions about a helpful book or resource for the parents of someone who is positive? Like a "coming out" about HIV help book? Something with facts, and stories about living with HIV Read more »