Life planning services acts as a link to a variety of adult services available that can help the process of transitioning young people with developmental disabilities to adult living. By providing planning and referral services to families who have a child with a developmental disability, life planning services identifies an individuals capacities, interests and dreams, and develops strategies to realize them. For young people, this plan becomes a guide as they prepare for life after high school.
Life planning services connects families to supports such as
Vocational and Career Training Service Coordination Parent Empowerment Training and Family Support Groups Financial Planning: Understanding Government Entitlements, Benefits, and Trusts Health and Medical Assistance Recreational Opportunities Respite Services Residential Opportunities Community Supports Guardianship