One of the most daunting decisions faced by parents with a child who has a disability, is what to do next when their son or daughter reaches the age of 18. Parents of non-disabled youth are in a different position. Often, they take their direction from their daughters and sons who decide either to follow a trade, or continue his or her education at a community college or a four-year institution of higher education. Depending upon the nature of the disability, parents of disabled youth may need to take the lead in the decision-making process.
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