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June 17th 2013:Moving Your Adult Child to Independence

Heather Resnick is a Revolutionary Parent who for 26 years has advocated for her daughter who lives with a mild intellectual disability. She describes her advocacy, life and work. She discusses the lives of young adults with mild intellectual disability. She explains the most challenging of the challenges experienced by parents and young adults in living independently. She highlights challenges to safety and wellbeing that they and their parents fear or that they could experience when living independently. From her research and work, she identifies successful ways to confront the challenges an

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Heather Resnick

Heather Resnick is a Revolutionary Parent who for 26 years has advocated for her daughter who lives with a mild intellectual disability. Since 2007, she’s advocated for supports for people with intellectual disabilities who are capable of living independently. She’s spent countless hours researching, writing articles and conferring with professionals of all levels of governments, social service agencies, school boards, and parents all with the hope of creating transition job training programs and employment. She fervently believes that with these programs in place, people with intellectual disabilities can take their rightful place in society as contributing members of the workplace, with th
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