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Should we build new institutions?

Research indicates that people with disabilities have better outcomes when they have supports to live in the community rather than living in institutions, however, initiatives to create new institutional lving settings are being proposed in many U.S. communities. This video considers whether that is a good idea. It is adapted from the white paper "Community Living and Participation for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: What the Research Tells Us," from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).

  • Topics: Community Inclusion, Community Supports, Disability Rights, Housing, Independent Living, Autism, Intellectual Disability
  • Duration: 5 min
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October 2017 71 Community Inclusion, Community Supports, Disability Rights, Housing, Independent Living, Autism, Intellectual Disability

Sue Pratt on Finding a Housing Solution

Sue discusses how perseverance and understanding her son’s wants and needs led to finding a housing situation that was right for him.

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April 2016 166 Community Supports, Connecting Youth, Family Support, Housing Voices of Experience

Housing: Starting the Journey

Will you be ready when the time comes for your son or daughter to move to a place of their own? Most parents aren’t sure how to begin planning for this transition, but this video will help you get started. Viewers will receive an overview of the housing and services options that are available and the person-centered planning concepts to help your son or daughter develop their vision for independent living, housing, and services.

  • Topics: Housing, Person-Centered Planning, Independent Living
  • Duration: 5 min
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September 2014 1660 Housing, Person-Centered Planning, Independent Living

Becoming an Adult: Deciding Where to Live

Planning for the future can be an exciting and nerve-wracking time for young adults with special health care needs and their families. This video shows and discusses the variety of residential programming available to people with disabilities in the adult world and offers information on how to make sure young adults are registered with the right services in their state.

  • Topics: Adult Services, Family Support, Housing, Independent Living, High Expectations
  • Duration: 9 min
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December 2013 1936 Adult Services, Family Support, Housing, Independent Living, High Expectations

How Can Parents Help Providers When Their Young Adult Transitions to Adult Health Care?

Pediatrician and researcher Dr. Robert Rohloff describes the partnership between parent, youth and provider when their young adult transitions to adult health care.

  • Topics: Adult Services, Family Support, Housing, Independent Living, High Expectations, Health
  • Duration: 2 min
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August 2013 112 Adult Services, Family Support, Housing, Independent Living, High Expectations, Health

Self Determination with Meghan

Meghan talks about finding her own place to live, and how she used self-determination to assist in her search for housing.

  • Topics: Self-Determination, Housing
  • Duration: 5 min
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January 2012 320 Self-Determination, Housing

Independent Living: Jeeve Whirlwind’s Tips

High School student comedy on how to choose and live with roommates after graduating from high school.

  • Topics: Independent Living, Youth Produced, Housing
  • Duration: 7 min
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December 2010 805 Independent Living, Youth Produced, Housing