Hi, we are a family of 4. Our two teenage children both have learning disabilities and the oldest is just about to turn 18. We are not convinced about the opportunities in our local area for adults - particularly meaningful daytime activities.
As we are not tied to the area where we live, we are wondering whether to relocate as a family in the next couple of years, in order to give them the best possible lives in adulthood. But it is really different to research opportunities over the internet.
We just wondered whether anyone would like to recommend their local area for facilities and a great 'community feel' for adults with learning disabilities? Or any really negative experiences?
Both our children have moderate learning disabilities; they are active, like and need variety and have fairly short attention spans. We are planning for them to live at home, in early adulthood at least.
We are looking more in the south of England (ie East Anglia, Home Counties, South or possibly South West) where we have more familiarity, and where it would be practicable for us to check out the area before making the leap.
Thanks in advance!