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Residents of Keshet’s My Life housing program play a game of cards with Alita Birn (left), manager of the MY Life program, and Abbie Weisberg (third from left), CEO and Executive Director of Keshet. In November 2015, Keshet opened the house, located at 2121 St. Johns Ave. Highland Park, for young adults with developmental disabilities. (Photos by Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media)
Julie, aided by a staff member, gets in some exercise as part of her daily routine.
Brittany Kapa, Freelance Reporter
2:05 am CDT October 21, 2019

For many parents of young adults with intellectual disabilities, 22 is the age where they start to worry. 

Most educational programs for these young adults stop at 22, and many parents worry about the next steps on how to care for them. Keshet, a Northbrook-based nonprofit, is a ray of hope for these families.