During these years that your family member is immersed in school, make the most of the support they have to focus on emerging independent living skills, employment opportunities, and connections to your community. Typically, after age 21, school activities and school based services end. It is important to learn as much as you can about the road ahead so that you can begin to prepare your family member for a full life after school.
Navigating Your Way, Ages Fourteen to Twenty One, is the fourth in a series of videos that provides a bird’s eye view of services, supports and resources for every stage of life.[If you have seen the video before and wish to skip the introduction, jump ahead to the :53 second mark.]