Paths to Employment:How Parents Can Help
It’s all about choices, opportunities, and having big dreams (see High Expectations of Parents Result in Child’s Future Success). Like most kids, children with disabilities grow up to be adults with successful jobs and careers.
What’s different is the expectations to achieve these goals by parents, family members, teachers, and even employers. How can parents and families help in shaping expectations and looking for opportunities to support their child’s future work goals?
Source: Tips on How Parents Can Put Their Children with Disabilities on the Path to Future Employment from the Department of Labor, Disability Employment Policy Resources
- NCWD/Youth is your source for information about employment and youth with disabilities.