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By Anne Ford , John-Richard Thompson
Each situation calls for a realistic assessment of how much the parent should do. The level of disability must also be considered. Some adults with mild learning disabilities may need no help or guidance at all. Others like Allegra may need much more outside help.
I have discovered through both observation and research that there are certain basic elements involved with so many issues faced by adults with LD. They are threads woven through a life, sometimes prominent, other times hidden below the surface; but one or more of them seem to find their way into every difficult situation.
With this in mind, I offer lessons I have learned about how parents and their young adult children can learn to deal with the challenges of life. The next four chapters address how these challenges affect the ability of the adult with LD to get around by car or public transportation, manage finances, gain employment, and create and maintain healthy relationships.
Newmarket Press was founded in 1981 and has published more than 300 books, including the bestselling What's Happening to My Body? One of the few mainstream trade publishers in New York City that is independently owned, Newmarket Press puts out 20 to 30 books per year in areas such as childcare and parenting and personal finance.
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