Future Glimpse Archive
Robert Martinez, always marveled at his son Brandon's devotion to the game. But at age 7 he was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome and they learned that obsessive-compulsive disorder was helping cause his obsession with baseball.
Like millions of others, I first learned about Dick and his son Rick via YouTube. Dick is a dad to three boys, now grown. But he is famous for his relationship with his first son, born in
Living independently is a major milestone of adulthood but, as with most of the topics I’ve written about in this series, when factoring in special needs it can take extra time to achieve. I am twenty-nine years
Going into post-secondary education is a big step for anyone. If you have a disability, it can be a great way to gain some independence. However, before researching costs or courses, you should be thinking about accessibility.
After eighteen years, pediatrics had become a kind of comfort zone. Doctors knew everything about me, appointments were routinely scheduled, and my parents were always by my side. When I entered the adult healthcare system, everything stopped.
Before I went off to college, my parents wanted to make sure I was sound financially. To do so, they registered me for a disability pension. Disability pensions can be obtained through a social services department (or
Pre-transitioning describes the steps I or my parents took in my teens that helped prepare me for adulthood. There are many things you can do to become more self-sufficient, but I’ve chosen to focus on two areas