As a parent, it can be very difficult to think about what will happen to your son or daughter with an intellectual or developmental (I/DD) once you are no longer able to provide him or her with support. You might have a plan in your mind. If you do, you should talk to other family members and friends so they can help you build a plan. If you don’t have a plan in mind, you should start to create one. Planning ahead provides peace of mind for you and lays the groundwork for a smooth transition for your son or daughter.

How to Start

Communication is Key

Questions to Help Get Started

During the planning process, here are some questions to consider: