“I want to live in a house of my own.”
For the parent of an adult child with special needs, those are some of the most wonderful and most terrifying words you can hear.
Most parents become empty nesters at some point, but if you have a child with special needs, that’s far from a certainty. Many young people with disabilities continue to live at home long after they reach legal adulthood. For those who are able to move out on their own, it can be nervewracking for parents to find the right environment and make sure they have the skills they need and enough support to succeed.
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