How to Facilitate Transition to Adulthood? Innovative Solutions from Parents of Young Adults with Profound Intellectual Disability.

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Journal Name
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
Journal Volume
31
Journal Issue
2
Page Count
9
Year Published
2017
Author (Individual)
Gauthier-Boudreault, C.
Couture, M.
Gallagher, F.
Resource Type
Journal Article
At age 21, access to specialized services for youth with profound intellectual disability is reduced. Few studies have focused on parents' views concerning potential solutions to ease the transition to adulthood, and most existing solutions target young adults with less severe intellectual disability. The aim of this study is to propose realistic solutions to meet the needs of young adults with profound intellectual disability and their families during and after the transition to adulthood. (Author abstract)

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