Support for all members of special needs families

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Transition Check-In: The Keys to Supported Independence

Transition Check-In: The Keys to Supported Independence

If I had written this post just one week ago, it would have been titled “Transition Check-In: The Waiting Game,” because that’s where we were, where we have been, where we thought we would be for at least year two years, waiting for Nigel’s HUD […]

Why My Son Moved to a Supported Living Home

Why My Son Moved to a Supported Living Home

It’s not something you hear a parent say every day. It’s not “my daughter has a dental appointment today” or “my son had a meltdown today” or even “I had an IEP meeting this afternoon.” But the words ran over and over through my mind […]

A Lesser-Known Perk of Being 18

A Lesser-Known Perk of Being 18

Being 18 is pretty cool. You can do a lot of things now – you can vote, of course, and if you did not have epilepsy or the developmental delays caused by autism, you could enlist in the military. But you can have your own […]