Future Glimpse Archive
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
On Friday, after having lunch with Schuyler, we stopped by, upon request, to see her special ed director. Nothing was amiss. Someone had made off with the director’s copy of my book, so she wanted the three
Note from the editor: Scott will be writing here regularly about transitioning to adulthood with a disability. Please feel free to ask him questions in the comments for ideas for future articles. ————– For a young person
The iPad affords her a needed measure of cool that her speech device never did, enough that using it publicly doesn't cause her a great deal of embarrassment. Well, not until her PRC LAMP Words for Life