Caring for those in Need

The Dignity of Risk: Going to College

Many parents are not educated on the concept of dignity of risk when we are told our child has an intellectual or developmental disability.

BY Jackie Schwabe | March 2019 | Category: Schools, Camps & Residences

The Dignity of Risk: Going to College

Our lack of education and training around dignity of risk can unwittingly make us complicit in impeding our child’s ability to become a contributing, valued, and respected member of society.

Learning how to support prudent risk taking could be the determining factor on whether our children go to college or live in our basement for the rest of our lives.

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