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Prepare Now for Your Special Needs Child’s Adult Life

By on Aug 26, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Begin preparing now for your special needs child to transition into adulthood. ©iStockphoto.com/karelnoppe

Begin preparing now for your special needs child to transition into adulthood. ©iStockphoto.com/karelnoppe

Any parent can feel nervous about a child’s transition to adulthood. They may ask themselves questions such as: What will the future hold? Is my child ready? What can I do to ensure he is happy and healthy? Although questions such as these are common for any family, the process of transitioning to adulthood may be even more stressful on a family of a child with special needs.

You can use this helpful guide focused on transitioning children to a life after high school to help prepare for your child’s adult life. It outlines steps that parents can take to ensure the child is happy, healthy, and well-cared for. The guide explores several different real-life situations and the challenges that parents may face when making decisions about the future of their child. The guide is available online and will connect you with additional resources to help your future planning. It can help ease the anxiety any parent feels when trying to prepare their child for adulthood.

If you’re interested in learning about more things that help kids with disabilities visit us online at Exceptional Kids. We are committed to gathering resources, news, and information aimed at both families and educators.