Helen Ries (Vital information for parents who are planning for their child’s future when they pass on - Helen’s point of view)Aug 1, 2016
Who is Helen Ries? What her parents were like and her brother is like? What family life was like growing up with a sibling with special needs. Immediate challenges faced upon the passing of her parents and situations that she had to deal with that frustrated her. The reality of poverty and the disabled. What she wished her parents had put in place. What she wished would change. How her situation affected her own life and her families. The impact of the inaccurate perceptions of others. What policy changes she wishes would take place. What would she advised her parents if she could have. What she wished the public would know. Why a Will is vital. What she would like the world to know about looking after a sibling: main challenges, benefits, and joys. Her two amazing contributions to the disability world and how to get involved.