When a child with a developmental disability turns 18, several changes will occur. Parents/guardians need to be aware of their obligations as well as the opportunities available for their child as he/she becomes an adult.
A summary of the legal changes that will occur when a person with a developmental disability becomes an adult.
If you have concerns about your adult child's judgment or decision-making skills, you should consider conservatorship and guardianship.
Information on disability parking rules and driving resources for persons with disabilities.
Resources to help with the process of finding meaningful employment and learning life skills.
There is a variety of housing options for individuals with disabilities that accommodate different levels of functioning and needed support.
If your child is thinking about attending a post-secondary school, it is important to plan ahead and be aware of what accommodations and resources are available.
Includes resources on dating and sexuality.
Transportation resources for medical appointments and other needs.
Information on voting rights and accommodations for persons with disabilities.