Do you pay people to act like your friend? I didn’t think so. So why is it acceptable for paid supporters to act like our loved one’s friend when they ...

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To help you see more ordinary life possibilities for your loved ones with developmental disabilities, I will share stories of families working with their loved ones to take steps forward ...

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As the pandemic has eased, I have spent more time with people close to me and in ordinary community places. And it has been alarming to me how many people ...

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2022 was a challenging year for families who have a loved one with a developmental disability. So if you are feeling this way, you aren’t alone. An ongoing pandemic and ...

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I invite you to check out the 2-minute video & written article where I go deeper on this independence tip for you. Get all 12 Independence tips now (for free) ...

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I invite you to check out the 2-minute video & written article where I go deeper on this independence tip for you. Get all 12 Independence tips now (for free) ...

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I invite you to check out the 3-minute video & written article where I go deeper on this independence tip for you. Get all 12 Independence tips now (for free) ...

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Do you ask your loved one what they want or need to do? -OR- Are you in the habit of making decisions for them? Learning to make decisions is essential ...

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I thought my sister was ‘lazy,’ but that wasn’t true! When my family examined why my sister expected everything done for her, we realized that we (me, my mom, and ...

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I asked over 9,500 families, “What is your #1 Strategy for helping your loved one with a developmental disability to gain more independence?” and hundreds of responses came back! I’m ...

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