To parent is to take care of one’s children
(Oxford Canadian Dictionary)

What Keeps You Awake At Night

Many things keep parents awake at night – the day to day “chatter” in your heads, thoughts of tomorrow, and perhaps the most disturbing thoughts of all – what will happen when you are no longer able to take care of your son or daughter who has a disability. The death of a parent can be an emotional and practical tragedy in the life of a person who has a disability. Continue reading “What Keeps You Awake At Night”

On Line Resources

Sometimes the best advice that you can be given is to learn for yourself.

Professional advice often helps you to see things in a different perspective. But some tools can help you help yourself at your own pace, at your own convenience. These tools and information presentations are designed to assist in that regard. Continue reading “On Line Resources”

Parent Planning Guide

The Parent Planning Guide is a workbook that provides information and guidance in helping parents plan for the future of a child who has an intellectual disability. It includes forms and worksheets that help organize information. The Parent Planning Guide is available in several languages. A series of on line video tutorials explains the different sections in the Parent Planning Guide. Continue reading “Parent Planning Guide”

Circles of Support

Circles of Support – an overview of what Circles of Support can do for an individual with an intellectual disability and how they can be set up. Continue reading “Circles of Support”