kids and youth with disabilities can help YOU grow.
that part of your role may involve developing new skills to better support and advocate for your child.
kids and youth with disabilities in identifying and reaching THEIR life goals.
kids and youth with disabilities to participate in recreation, work, or volunteer activities to help them build friendships and life experiences.
Expect a lot
from kids and youth with disabilities when helping them create good lives.
kids and youth with disabilities in taking calculated risks to achieve their goals.
kids and youth learn how to communicate with others about their disability and advocate for their needs and goals when they choose.
stigmatizing kids and youth with different types of disabilities than your child.
that goals can change or be adapted over time and that is okay.
on your child’s strengths and goals rather than focusing exclusively on disability.
Maintain and develop
and develop social networks with people who have common interests and who can be allies to your family.