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The Isolation I Sometimes Feel As A Special Needs Parent

by Angela Smith via Huffington Post I think that as parents to children with special needs, we get so caught up in advocating for our children that we suppress the feelings of loneliness and isolation that are sometimes a side-effect to our existence.... Continue Reading 

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Housing Development For Adults With Disabilities Becomes A Reality

via @DisabilityScoop When Linda Bialick’s daughter with Down Syndrome became an adult, a new set of worries emerged. Hers was the first generation in which adults with developmental disabilities are likely to outlive their parents, so Bialick started researching ways adult children... Continue Reading 

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The Cost of Love: Caring for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

via PBS The care of aging adults is a problem we all face, especially with more and more Americans living longer, but caring for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) makes the aging process all the more challenging. On the bright side,... Continue Reading 

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