Everyone needs a support network to function well in their daily lives. For people with disability this needs to be more structured so that individuals can achieve their goals and have people looking out for their well-being. Intentional support networks are key to keeping people safe and supported into the future, especially after parents may no longer be able to.
"I use to find it hard to ask for help, because I thought that I was asking people to do me a favour. Now I see that it is me who is doing them the favour." In this one page article, parent Ingrid Michalowsky talks about why we need the help of others to support people to experience the good things of life. (PDF)