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Good News on the Horizon With Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Good News on the Horizon With Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/horizon-with-innovation-and-opportunity/

The 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act opened the door for young people with disabilities to be evaluated for regular work in the community before being steered toward subminimum wage jobs.  This Act has transformed the options available for those with disabilities when they age out of the educational system. In Minnesota, the number of […]

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Adult Life – What Is Available For My Child With Special Needs?

Adult Life – What Is Available For My Child With Special Needs? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/accessible-for-my-spectrum-child/

Parents, families, and adults have the same burning question, “What happens when school is over?”  In the past, the answer was for the child to continue to live at home with parents or in a group home setting, possibly work part-time at a fast food restaurant, grocery store, pet store or maybe just be able […]

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New Book Provides Advice on How to Become Your Child’s Strongest Advocate

New Book Provides Advice on How to Become Your Child's Strongest Advocate

As a parent of a child with extra special needs, there’s always a lot going on. Parents can be overwhelmed by child development experts, complex funding, and disability systems. There is frustration with aspects of their child’s school and therapy programs. With the constant juggling act, there is little time or energy to navigate through […]

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Issue 21 – Transition Parents Can Make It Happen

Dear Readers, Transitions can be challenging. Everyone experiences some type of major change in life, whether it’s a new job, a new school, or maybe a new relationship. Transitions make us analyze where we’ve been and where we’re going; they make us refocus our efforts, and in some situations, they make us find ways to […]

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