Another typical workday was here. My morning alarm sounded at 5:30 like it did every day, I got the girls ready for school like I did every day. I went to work like I did every day, and picked the girls up from school like I did every day.
Another daily routine over and done with.
But what would my day look like if I was 40 years old with a developmental delay? I’d live at home with my parents and I’d be perfectly taken care of and so loved, but would I be thriving? Would I be challenged? And what about the day after that, or the week after that, or even the year after that?
Reports indicate that adults with developmental disabilities are more likely to lead sedentary lifestyles, are seven times as likely to report inadequate emotional support, and are more likely to report being in poor health when compared […]