Adult Support

/Adult Support

Learn About Health Insurance Options

Learn About Health Insurance Options by Aaron Nangle I got my new insurance premium and Ouch!!  It has officially surpassed my mortgage payment. This is what made me seriously look into my health care options. In hopes that nobody has to live in a tent to be able to pay for health insurance, I'm sharing [...]

By | November 22nd, 2017|Adult Support|Comments Off on Learn About Health Insurance Options

Making the Transition

by BAC Brevard Achievement Center Making the Transition - High School to the "Real World" is Elementary at BAC Chances are that if your son or daughter is still too young for high school, you haven’t thought much about what he or she will do after graduation. But you should. Exceptional Student Education (ESE) high [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Adult Support, Autism, Education|Comments Off on Making the Transition

Preparing Students for Workplace Success

by Helen Leonard, Director, The Paragon School Preparing Students for Workplace Success Equipping students to become contributing members of society is the mission of The Paragon School as well as the goal of every parent whom I have had the pleasure of working with in the first ten years of our program. Despite the statistics [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Adult Support, Advocacy, Autism, Education|Comments Off on Preparing Students for Workplace Success

Making Your Case

by Sarah Lopez Sequenzia Making Your Case Making Your Case is an easy to follow training designed to teach people how to effectively educate legislators and policymakers. It was developed as a Partners in Policymaking class project and is distributed through the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities. You can access the training and materials [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Adult Support, Advocacy|Comments Off on Making Your Case

They Said I Couldn’t, So I Did: How I Learned To Embrace My Disability

by Chris Lenart (Shared by Chris Lenart on the Cerebral Palsy Guide, reprinted with permission.) My Life with Cerebral Palsy When I was born, there were no computers or Internet, so my parents couldn’t Google “Cerebral Palsy”. They had to research everything. Actually, when my parents found out that I had Cerebral Palsy (CP), my [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Adult Support|Comments Off on They Said I Couldn’t, So I Did: How I Learned To Embrace My Disability

The Best Revenge I Ever Got

by Angela Becker This story starts about ten years ago, when I was in third grade. I was ten years old, and struggling somewhat in school – for good reason. While I can’t recall being bullied by my peers much (I can only think of one time when the class bully actually picked on me), [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Adult Support, Autism, Child Development, Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Best Revenge I Ever Got

How To Know Your Rights As A Disabled Homeowner Or Renter

by Caroline Hampton, Open Educators It can be tricky to know what your rights are as a disabled renter or homeowner, but rest assured, there are laws put in place to help disabled individuals achieve the residence they’ve always wanted--and needed--and being familiar with them can help you when it comes time to choosing a [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Adult Support|Comments Off on How To Know Your Rights As A Disabled Homeowner Or Renter