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5 Keys to Independence

Independence can be perceived as a huge concept and seem to be a very large goal to attain.  But truly, independence takes many shapes and forms - it can be small accomplishments that stand alone or a series of skills learned that add up to the ability to perform a very complex task.   The thread that runs through the development of all independent skills is becoming less dependent on others.  This has added benefits of improving self-esteem, lessening risk for depression and adding to a person's quality of life. Five keys to developing greater independence: Develop expectations from an early age.  Even very small tasks done with mom or dad, ...