3 Reasons Parents Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Out-of Home Placement For Their Disabled Child, Hear From An Experienced Father

By: Stephen Gallup My developmentally disabled son Joseph is 29 years old, and for the last nine years he has lived in a licensed residential facility. Earlier, as a little guy, he had been the focal point of a very, very, very intensive home therapy program managed by his mother and me. So I can speak from experience about both hands-on and more passive involvement. Now, I do believe in making extraordinary efforts to help a child with problems, provided that you have a good reason to believe those efforts will be effective and that you are able to do.

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