Family Life



Our families enjoy unique joys and challenges, and we do best with a helpful system of advice and support. From toilet training to how to talk to our kids about disability, here are our top tips for thriving as a family.

What can I do to manage the unique parts of parenting a child with a disability?

  • While a typically developing child is usually toilet-trained by age three or four, an “average” age for kids with disabilities doesn’t really exist. Check out our expert tips on how to make the toilet-training process smoother for everyone involved.
  • Traveling as a family means plenty of big-picture thinking, adjustments, and planning. Our airplane travel tips can help make the journey easier.
  • As your child grows and interacts with others, it’s vital to teach them how to understand boundaries and how to stay safe.



What can I do to manage the unique parts of parenting a child with a disability?

Where can I find resources to help my child socialize and get involved in activities?

How can I teach my child (and their siblings) about their disability?

When my child is at home, how can I support their therapies and education?

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