We want to encourage all of our friends and families to check out our new and updated fast facts. At Family Voices CO, we are trying to keep these quick fact sheets updated with the most up to date info and resources. Come check them out! We have added some new topics that are important to families are facing barriers. Let us know what you think!
Military One Resource offers all types of assistance for Military Families, like legal, financial, housing, family planning and many others. The Family and Relationships tab will take you to the special needs families section. Military one Resource provides benefits for children with disabilities, from additional resources to family support, they also provide assistance for adults with disabilities. Visit their site, they are a great resource for families.
THIS ISSUE: Many families in the U.S. recently navigated the transition from summer to school year. Families of children with special health care needs and disabilities often have multiple transitions in the pipeline. This issue of the eBlast shares resources for a variety of types of transition.
| Transition “Starters” for Everyone
For a place to start, check out this collection of resources on transition planning. Resources are divided by audience: general audience, parents, professionals, and students.
|National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making Resource Library
From the comfort of your own home, find a transition planning tool or a document that explains a transition-related policy or law. This online resource library–and also checkout the Research Library–shares resources, guides, and toolkits to help people with disabilities and older adults exercise their Right to Make Choices.
|Health Care Transition Resources for Youth and Families
This page from our partner, Got Transition, defines health care transition and has a set of frequently asked questions answered by experienced youth, young adults, and parents.
|Share Your Supported Decision Making Story
The National Center for Supported Decision Making wants to hear from you! Share your family experience using supported decision making to assist youth or adults manage their lives and make informed decisions. Use the story collection form or contact Morgan Whitlatch at firstname.lastname@example.org.