FATHERS OF CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

When it comes to raising children with developmental disabilities, mothers receive well-deserved attention for their parenting. They are considered the primary caregivers and nurturers. They interact with health care professionals, teachers, and case managers. They are always on the front lines advocating for their child’s rights, and they are vigilant concerning their health and safety. But although they may … More FATHERS OF CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

THE DIGNITY OF WORK FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

The importance of jobs cannot be overstated because they provide the foundation for our nation’s economic stability. The more people that are working, the better off we are as a society. Employment empowers individuals by giving them the means to support themselves and by providing them with the ability to purchase the goods and services … More THE DIGNITY OF WORK FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGES

Learning is a lifelong process. From the moment we’re born until we draw our final breath, we are constantly discovering new facts and processing useful information. What makes that ongoing adventure possible is the realization that we can learn from anyone – including individuals with intellectual challenges. We only need to keep an open mind. … More WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGES