The Privileges of Adult Status

People with developmental disabilities deserve the same rights as adults in society, regardless of ability. Most people don’t have to earn the respect and privilege that comes from adult status. It is a product of living and comes without consent. For example, at the age of 18 or 19, it is your right to live on your own, sign a lease, buy a car, but most importantly, it is the freedom to live a life that you have always dreamed of. On the other hand, those who remain at home often have… Read More