Goals and Plans Are Not Enough!
As special needs parents, we focus on goals and plans, but they are not enough!!! I’ve learned a few things I like to share that may help you. [Click to Listen to Podcast]
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Read about Empowering Ability on page 8 of this issue of Parenting Special Needs Magazine.
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This tip is courtesy of Joseph M. Mersol.
The most impactful task families or caregivers can do to ensure continuity for their child with special needs is to create a “Letter of Intent.” A letter of love to your child and for those who will be entrusted with his and her care. The goal of this document is to memorialize your knowledge of your child’s needs to help guide future caregivers, guardians, trustees, and courts in understanding your hopes and dreams for your child. [Download]
Here is a Free “Letter of Intent” PDF for you to Download.