More Videos

Why these Beaufort County residents want to ban plastic bags 2:33

Why these Beaufort County residents want to ban plastic bags

Civil War sites you will see at the Beaufort National Cemetery 0:51

Civil War sites you will see at the Beaufort National Cemetery

Jackknifed truck brings northbound I-95 traffic to standstill 0:24

Jackknifed truck brings northbound I-95 traffic to standstill

Savannah mayor fights to denounce racism, improve city's inclusivity 2:00

Savannah mayor fights to denounce racism, improve city's inclusivity

By the numbers: Opioid overdoses on the rise in Beaufort County 1:01

By the numbers: Opioid overdoses on the rise in Beaufort County

Bonnie Tyler singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' on a cruise ship during a total eclipse 1:03

Bonnie Tyler singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' on a cruise ship during a total eclipse

Sights, sounds from Williams-Brice practice 1:29

Sights, sounds from Williams-Brice practice

Meet the Lowcountry's gentlemen smugglers – a mini-trailer 0:51

Meet the Lowcountry's gentlemen smugglers – a mini-trailer

Lowcountry college students share top 5 dorm life must-haves 0:43

Lowcountry college students share top 5 dorm life must-haves

Here is what a Lowcountry eclipse looks like from 8,500 feet 0:40

Here is what a Lowcountry eclipse looks like from 8,500 feet

  • Video: Bluffton special needs adult finds voice in music

    Paul Green, a special needs adult, plays the keyboard in the choir at St. Francis by the Sea Church. His parents, Paula and David Green, sing and play guitar in the band. Music has given Paul a way to express himself when his words cannot.

Paul Green, a special needs adult, plays the keyboard in the choir at St. Francis by the Sea Church. His parents, Paula and David Green, sing and play guitar in the band. Music has given Paul a way to express himself when his words cannot. Delayna Earley dearley@islandpacket.com
Paul Green, a special needs adult, plays the keyboard in the choir at St. Francis by the Sea Church. His parents, Paula and David Green, sing and play guitar in the band. Music has given Paul a way to express himself when his words cannot. Delayna Earley dearley@islandpacket.com

'What will happen when I die?': Parents of special needs adults seek to avoid nightmare

February 06, 2016 2:00 PM

About Liz Farrell

Liz Farrell” 
width=

@elizfarrell

Columnist and senior editor Liz Farrell has lived in the Lowcountry for 12 years, but grew up in Brookline, Mass., just outside of Boston. She graduated with a degree in political science from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, and enjoys the beach, reading and people with contagious laughs. She pronounces all her R's.