From our friends in the Fox Valley Sibling Support Network…If you are in the area, I’d definitely check it out. If you are not, but are interested in the program, contact the folks at the Fox Valley Network to find out more about this series… -John
“Planning for the future is an important task for any adult as they grow older and life changes. But for those who have developmental disabilities, it is even more important.
Without adequate plans in place, adults with disabilities often face disruptive transitions when families can no longer provide care, endure emergency placements in inappropriate settings and suffer through inadequate financial and legal safeguards, all of which place a strain on siblings and other relatives.”