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Who Decides Where Autistic Adults Live?
What Can Group Homes Offer People with Disabilities?
Group homes are homes in the community where a disability service provider both maintains and controls a household as well as coordinates the supports for those who live in the home. What has been made clear is that the quality of the service provider, the training of their staff, and their commitment to the residents is largely dependent on the particular group home provider. A: Group homes aka Adult Residential Facilities are homes for adults with developmental disabilities. In California, these homes are licensed by Department of Social Services and are vendorized by one of 21 Regional Centers. The homes fall into various categories and provide different levels of care and support that reflect the differing needs of the residents, such as how much help is needed for daily living, getting around, medical conditions and to keep them safe and healthy. Q: What types of support needs, family circumstances, or personalities are best served in a group home setting? A: Certain types of needs such as around-the-clock nursing care are best served in a group home.
Innovative housing options help autistic adults find independence
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Please enter your location to help us display the correct information for your area. Autism Speaks can make this planning easier through tools and resources to guide you through the process. Start with making some basic decisions on where you want to live, what type of house, what supports you will need. Below are considerations when deciding on a home and community to live in:. Funding your physical home and paying for the supports you need are usually separate parts of this process.