Tim and Nancy Wheeler’s son Chris is one of the first residents making the big move to Daymark Living. A big transition like this looks different for each family & individual so we sat down with the Wheeler’s to learn what this journey has looked like for them!
D: How have you prepared Chris to move to Daymark?
TW: We’ve been discussing for a LONG time. Not sure that it has “prepared” Chris but he thinks he is ready.
NW: We obviously worked on living skills as best we could and although I think he has a ways to go on a number of things, I know he is capable and will likely become proficient with someone else showing or teaching him. We have talked a lot about how Daymark will be like a college experience where he can live with friends, go to classes, have a job and participate in new activities. […]