Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute Podcast: Episode 1: Transitioning to Independent Life

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In this episode, we talk with Elizabeth Janks, Associate Director of Training and Education at MI-DDI, about transitioning young people with disabilities to adulthood and promoting their independence. Elizabeth maps out the steps a parent or caregiver should take to prepare for this life change.

Elizabeth Janks, LMSW

Associate Director for Training and Education at MI-DDI

Email address: e.janks@wayne.edu

Elizabeth has worked at MI-DDI for over 28 years. She is a social worker and educator, and has managed several projects surrounding caregivers of people with developmental disabilities and those that focus on health promotion for people with disabilities. Learn more.

Resources from the Episode

Possibilities Podcast Series

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