Yes, My Son, an Adult with Down Syndrome Lives at Home
The first thing you should know is this: Marcus is an adult with Down syndrome and he lives with us, not because he has to but because we want to live together. Like millions, really, well over 6 million, families with adult children who live “at home” in the US today, this is the best option for us right now.
For the first 23 years or so, the most common question I received about Marcus was: “What will you do when he grows up?”
Now the most common question is: “Will he always live with you?”
I have an answer for this.
This well thought out answer is based on the following factors: