As we grow from little up, we are always moving toward becoming independent. From feeding ourselves, putting on our shoes, learning to walk without help from anyone, and then into our teen years and young adulthood, we want one thing…to do it ourselves. A part of that independence we all desire is having our own home…a place of our own.
For parents of young adults, it is challenging to let go, to watch the car drive away, to know their child is on their own. For parents of a young adult that lives with a disability, that step in their child’s life is even more difficult to handle. There are so many real concerns to overcome. In this blog, we share the journey of parents whose daughter wants, “A place of her own.”