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Abuse of People with Disabilities: Victims and Their Families Speak Out

Spectrum Institute

A report of the 2012 National Survey on Abuse of Individuals with Disabilities. The mission of this study is to identify ways to reduce the…
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CMS Final Rule Implementation & State Transition Plans

Madison House Autism Foundation

The presentation was prepared by Desiree Kameka and presented at the 2016 ACCSES Conference in Washington, DC. It contains: Where to find direct information about…
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Lifespan Transitions Center

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence

The Lifespan Transitions Center offers resources, training, technical assistance, and consultation to support the successful transition of individuals with autism and multiple disabilities throughout their…
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WIOA: What Disability Advocates Need to Know about WIOA Equal Opportunity Provisions

Lead Center

This webinar will help you learn what disability advocates need to know about changes in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA’s) Equal Opportunity Provisions…
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You Aut to Know: Autism and Sleep Problems

Madison House Autism Foundation

Self-advocate and MHAF staffer, Kyle Gosweiler, discusses autism and sleep problems and offers some suggestions for a good night's sleep.
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Novel Situations: A Huge Stressor for Adults with Autism

Madison House Autism Foundation, Kyle Gosweiler

Even in settings that that are supposed to be enjoyable, people with autism usually react negatively because they haven’t experienced them before.  Self-Advocate and MHAF…
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State of the States in Developmental Disabilities

University of Colorado

Established in 1982 to investigate the determinants of public spending for intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) services in the United States, the project maintains a…
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How to Improve Employment for Those with Disabilities: Flexible Policy, Research, and Choices

Coalition for Community Choice, Desiree Kameka

The interests, support needs and employment goals of those with I/DD are diverse. States are developing new policies that meet new federal guidelines.  This blog post…
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A Smith-Magenis Guidebook: Exploring Adult Residential Settings

PRISMS, Inc.

Recognizing the need to support those with Smith-Magenis Syndrome beyond school-age years, PRISMS formed a workgroup chartered to explore residential life post "high school" and…
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Built-in Accessibility: Unleashing Employment Potential in Adults with Autism

Madison House Autism Foundation

For young autistic adults and their families, not being able to find a job can be more than a temporary setback: it cranks up the…
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Who Decides Where Autistic Adults Live?

The Atlantic, Amy Lutz

This article is from The Atlantic.  For many people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, campuses or farmsteads may be better options than small group homes. But…
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2017 Report to Congress: Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This report was developed to report to Congress about how the USA is meeting the demand of services and supports for individuals with Autism Spectrum…
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Medicaid Long Term Care Guide

SeniorPlanning.org

Although this guide is geared towards seniors, it does provide a broad state guide for Medicaid long term care programs nationwide as well as eligibility…
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Think College : College options for people with intellectual disability

Think College

Think College is a national organization working for developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. The website through the…
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WEBINAR: “I Can’t Pay That!” — Social Security Overpayments and Low-Income Clients

Justice in Aging

In this webinar, “I Can’t Pay That!” — Social Security over payments and Low-Income Clients, Justice in Aging attorneys review what those options are and…
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A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities

U.S. Department of Education

This 2017 report from the Department of Education is a guide for seamless transition from school to post school activities of all students and youth…
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Filing for Social Security Disability

Disability Secrets

Learn the basics of applying for Social Security Disability benefits with this great online resource from Disability Secrets. Here you'll find tips for applying for…
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Rental Housing Discrimination on the Basis of Mental Disabilities: Results of Pilot Testing

M.Davis and Company, Inc.

This study examines rental housing discrimination on the basis of mental disabilities. The study shows that there is a significant levels of adverse differential treatment…
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Webinars: National Low Income Housing Coalition

National Low Income Housing Coalition

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the…
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Find An Affordable Apartment

Affordable Housing Online

Search for low income apartments and waiting lists by your city, state, or zip code. Affordable Housing online provides up-to-date information on low income housing,…
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Supporting Individuals and Families Information Systems Project

University of Minnesota

Supporting Individuals and Families Information Systems Project (FISP) is a project working to gather and report information about supports and services for people with intellectual…
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Where will 4.903 Million Individuals Live

Madison House Autism Foundation

This video animation uses a simple to-scale graphic representation of the 4.903 million individuals with I/DD in the US and dramatically shows where and how…
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AngelSense GPS Tracker

Angel Sense

A GPS & Voice-Monitoring solution designed for individuals with special needs. Some of it's unique features include a daily inventory of locations, alerts when in…
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Paycheck to Paycheck 2017

National Housing Conference

Read this 2017 report to get a snapshot of housing affordability for 5 key healthcare occupations. This edition of “Paycheck to Paycheck” focuses on the affordability…
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Learn the Steps, Get Employed

Autism Research Institute, Autistic Global Initiative

'Learn The Steps, Get Employed' is a video module series in collaboration between Uptimize and the Autistic Global Initiative, a program of the Autism Research…
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Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Guide

Affordable Housing Online

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is the most well known and sought after housing program in America. This handy guide will answers questions…
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Cerebral Palsy: Child Maturity and Growth

Cerebral Palsy Group

The Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, birth injuries, or brain injuries. Their team was…
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CrowdRise

CrowdRise

CrowdRise is a fundraising tool that enables an individual or charity to quickly set up a fundraising webpage and/or campaigns to raise money online.
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Basic Training Overview of Visual Supports

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc.

This free 22 minute video can be used to give a basic overview of visual supports to anyone supporting a person with autism. Ideally, the…
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Planning for the Future for Seniors with Special Needs

One Reverse Mortgage

While special needs adults have a number of financial concerns that must be addressed, they also have some financial resources they can tap. Some of…
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What Is the Public Housing Program?

Affordable Housing Online

This public housing guide helps low income applicants understand public housing (one type of affordable housing), answer eligibility questions, how to find and apply for…
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Wheel Pad® home additions

Wheel Pad

Winner of the 2016 WAN Small Spaces Award, Wheel Pad® is an eco-friendly 200 square foot universally accessible modular addition (bed & bath) that can be temporarily…
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2018 Best Online Schools for Students with Disabilities

SR Education Group

The 2018 Best Online Colleges for Students with Disabilities provides a comprehensive breakdown of accredited schools that offer online degree options for students with disabilities.…
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Project-Based Section 8 Rental Assistance Guide

Affordable Housing Online

The Project-Based Section 8 program provides affordable apartment communities that are owned by private landlords with a rental subsidy that helps pay the rent for…
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Corporation for Supportive Housing – Homeless Shelter Directory

National Coalition for the Homeless

"There are lots of great organizations working to help prevent and end homelessness and hunger across the country. Search NCH’s Directory of Member and Advocacy…
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2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Students with Disabilities

SR Education Group

The 2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Students with Disabilities ranks accredited institutions with online degrees that combine exceptional accommodations for students with disabilities and…
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The Permaculture City

Toby Hemenway

In his latest book, bestselling permaculture author Toby Hemenway (Gaia’s Garden) demonstrates that the same nature-based approach that works to grow food—connecting the pieces of…
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Teaching the Art of Cooking to People with Disabilities

LINCS Community

As today’s population of children and adults with learning disabilities is growing, they need the same day-to-day life skills that everyone else needs to be…
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Low Income Housing Guide for Renters

Affordable Housing Online

The Low Income Housing Guide for Renters provides an easy to read step-by-step instructions for the entire application process - including eligibility, how to apply,…
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Sex Talk for Self-Advocates #1: Relationships

Association of University Center for Disabilities

Please join us for our first Sex Talk for Self-Advocates webinar! Using real self-advocate questions from a survey, we will have three professional sexuality educators…
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Person Centered Thinking and Training Series

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Person-Centered Thinking training is an instructor based training focused on changing perspectives from caring for people to providing balanced support between what is important to…
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How to Save on Adaptive Equipment As You Care for Disabled or Senior Loved Ones

Retail Me Not

Whether you’re caring for someone with a life-altering disability or have a senior loved one who is starting to notice the limitations of age, you…
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Person-Centered Planning: Pathways to Your Future A toolkit for anyone interested in Person-Centered Planning

Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Arizona

This PersonCentered Planning toolkit intends to provide individuals with developmental disabilities the tools necessary to achieve greater independence and interdependence while at the same time…
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Individual Development Accounts: Map of Programs

Prosperity NOW

An Individual Development Account, or IDA, is a special savings account for people with low incomes. When you save in an IDA, your savings are matched.…
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Stairlift Guide

Retirement Living Information Center

Even if climbing stairs is easy now, maintaining your mobility and being able to live in the comfort of your own home is a big…
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Should They Stay or Should They Go: Selling a Home with Modifications

HomeCity Real Estate

Living with a disability due to age or another factor makes life significantly more challenging. One place where all disabled individuals should feel comfortable is…
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A Broadstroke Overview of Funding and Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities from Birth to Death

Purple Cherry Architects

The purpose of this article is to provide a broad stroke fundamental overview of journey a child diagnosed with a developmental or intellectual disability go…
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ThinkAsperger’s Program and Screening Questionnaire

The Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)

ThinkAsperger's program, which is designed for parents, educators and medical professionals, includes screening questionnaires to help recognize social challenges in young children and then refer…
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Lifeline Support for Affordable Communications

Federal Communications Commission

Lifeline is the Federal Communication Commission's program to make communication services more affordable for low income consumers. Consumers can purchase telephone services from participating providers…
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Merrill-Lynch Special Needs Calculator

Merrill Lynch

The Special Needs Calculator is designed to support and educate individuals who are planning for a person with special need's welfare. It asks five questions that provide an estimated dollar amount…
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Resources for Traveling with Disabilities

The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH), founded in 1976, is an educational nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the…
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PA Study on Housing Options for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

PA Bureau of Autism Services

After discussion of 22 housing models explored in PA, this report identifies short­ and long­term recommendations designed to remove these barriers and increase housing options…
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Ready. Get Set. Go! Guide to Becoming Independent

Youth For Education, Advocacy and Healthcare Council

This guide offers discussion content and checklists developed as part of a framework for transition planning to help youth and their families begin preparations for…
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How to Load a Dishwasher

Autism Housing Pathways

Visual, written, and audio directions for loading a dishwasher. Part of the AHPhousing Life Skills Library.
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ABLE Accounts, Trusts, Financial and Benefits Planning

ABLE National Resource Center

A recorded webinar organized by the ABLE National Resource Center.  A panel of experts explains how ABLE accounts might interact, and compare to, special needs trust,…
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Unloading a Dishwasher

Autism Housing Pathways

Visual, written, and audio directions for unloading a dishwasher. Part of the AHPhousing Life Skills Library.
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‘Living with Disabilities’ Study

Easter Seals

Over 20 million American families today have at least one member with a disability. Government, non-profits, and the private sector have put into place many services…
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Neighbors International Resources

Neighbors International

Neighbors International publishes several helpful booklets for individuals on independence entitled You and Your Budgets, You and Your Home, Living Your Own Life, You and…
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How to Unclog a Toilet

Autism Housing Pathways

Visual, written, and audio directions for plunging a toilet. Part of the AHPhousing Life Skills Library.
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Special Needs Alliance

Special Needs Alliance

The Special Needs Alliance is a national, non-profit organization committed to helping individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them.  Many of…
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How to Make Eggs in the Microwave

Autism Housing Pathways

Visual, written, and audio directions for making eggs in the microwave. Part of the AHPhousing Life Skills Library.
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The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities- Getting the Community Life You Want

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center

This guide contains information about the HCBS Final Settings Rule. There are resources that help provide your support coordinator and service providers. These resources give…
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Strategies for Success: Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) for People with I/DD

National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)

Managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) is a growing trend across the country. States seeking to modernize and improve their long-term services and supports systems…
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How to Make a Turkey Sandwich with Mayonnaise

Autism Housing Pathways

Visual, written, and audio directions for making a turkey sandwich with mayonnaise. Part of the Autism Housing Pathways Inc's Life Skills Library.
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U.S. Senate Diversity Initiative’s Resume Bank

U.S. Senate

The Senate Democratic Diversity Initiative is a resource to assist offices with identifying and hiring a more diverse workforce. In addition, it helps those who…
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FRED 2013: Citizenship video

Fred Conference

The panel presentation starts with a video from Bittersweet Farm and continues into discussion about how adults with I/DD become valued citizens and really feel…
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Workbook: It’s My Choice

Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities Department of Administration

The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities published this guide and workbook as a tool to be used in person-centered planning process and/or transition periods.…
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AANE Support and Social Groups: Adults

Asperger's / Autism Network

AANE has a number of support and social groups for adults with Asperger profiles that meet at various locations and times. These groups are intended…
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FRED 2013: Plain Facts about the Future

Fred Conference

Panel presentation to discuss the challenges of meeting the adult needs of adults with autism and other I/DDs.
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FRED 2013: Non-Profit Success and Your Impact Statement

FRED Conference

Presentation from the FRED 2013 conference on building successful non-profit, "Your Impact Statement", and how to market your concepts.  
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FRED 2013: Transition and your IEP Rights

FRED Conference

The introduction to the FRED Conference is in the beginning of this video, but starting at 14:45 is a session on 'Planning for the Future:…
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Curriculum: A Place Where I Belong

The Arc of Putnam County & The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council publishes a curriculum assisting people with disabilities who want to find a home of their own. The curriculum offers guidance…
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‘Living with Autism’ Study

Mass Mutual & Easter Seals

Sponsored by Mass Mutual, this study highlights primary issues facing individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. The study focuses on the many challenges…
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Practical Information About Buying or Renting a Home

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council published a guide to help individuals with intellectual / developmental disabilities understand the differences between owning a home and renting…
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20 Guides Every Graphic Designer Should Read Before Designing for Autism!

DesignMantic

Graphic designers know they can leverage the power of viable design to create environments and products that allow ASD individuals to be comfortable in their…
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Directory of Independent Living Centers

Virtual CIL

A Center for Independent Living (CIL) is a nonprofit agency that assists people with all types of disabilities. CIL's are consumer-controlled. This means that the…
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Our Sexuality, Our Health: A Disabled Advocate’s Guide to Relationships, Romance, Sexuality and Sexual Health

University of California, San Francisco Office of Developmental Primary Care

This Sexuality and Developmental Disability Resource Guide will give first-hand advice from disabled self-advocate, Melissa Crisp-Cooper. While she does not claim to be an expert on…
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Easter Seals Sibling Study

Easter Seals

How is life different for adults who have siblings with developmental disabilities?  Many have assumed – or will assume – primary care giving responsibilities for…
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Autistic Home Decorating: Make your home autism friendly

Friendship Circle Blog

Families in the autism community do what they have to do to make their homes livable, as special interests and sensory integration become a huge…
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2-1-1 Get Connected. Get Answers

United Way Worldwide

Free and confidential, 2-1-1 is a referral and information helpline and website. People of all ages and from all communities are connected with essential health…
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A New Way to Create a Letter of Intent

Friendship Circle

"The Letter of Intent is a document that you create that passes vital information about a person with a disability to future caregivers.  It can include such…
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2015 Tips for the Social Marketer Cheat Sheet: Facebook

Marketo Inc.

This Facebook cheat sheet covers how to build your brand presence, build your fanbase, advertise, and optimize your advertisements.  
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Living, Learning, Linking: The 3LPlace Transition Curriculum

3LPlace

This 600+ page Transition Curriculum represents a first step in changing the paradigm of how transition from adolescence to adulthood is approached in education and…
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Living Tiny Legally

Tiny House Expedition

A Three Part Docu-Series provides an in-depth, inside look into how a handful of cities from all over the country are making legal tiny housing and…
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Hearing Aid Guide

ConsumerAffairs

The guide compares popular brands and educates readers on important features to consider when selecting a hearing aid. It explains key aspects of the device…
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National Disability Rights Network Member Agencies

National Disability Rights Network

The National Disability Rights Network is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP). There…
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Pocket Neighborhoods

Pocket neighborhoods, Ross Chapin

Ross Chapin is an architect and a visionary who believes we must increase ‘social capitol’ and that intentionally designed neighborhoods with modest homes and a…
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Are Tiny Homes the Key to Fighting Homelessness?

Yes! Magazine

This article discusses how several cities across the country have started using clusters of tiny homes and a larger multi-use common house as an affordable…
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Dimensions of Quality Supportive Housing

CSH & MetLife Foundation

For those wishing to develop or are managing supportive housing options, this is a must-read resource! CSH designed the Dimensions of Quality (DOQ) Supportive Housing…
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VIDEO: Community Land Trusts

MarketWatch

Community Land Trusts (CLTs) have created over 15,000 affordable homes across the country. This video describes how it works.
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Letting Go video

Autism Services Center

This father shares what many parents face when their adult son or daughter with disabilities decides to move out and transition into their new home.
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What Matters Most, YouTube channel

What Matters Most

Founded by an advisory council of parents and allies, the What Matters Most Campaign is dedicated to uniting the voices of people directly impacted by…
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Kira and SSDI Funding Cuts

The Arc of NC

A POWERFUL video on the drastic consequences of social security funding cuts. Thank you Kira for being willing to share!
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CCC HCBS Final Rule and State Transition Plan Mini-toolkit

Coalition for Community Choice

This 2-page guide covers the timeline and offers links to resources from the release of the new federal regulations "Final Rule" regarding HCBS waivers, the…
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How can companies help their colleagues with disabilities succeed at work?

Vast Conference

Vast Conference recently built a guide for businesses to help them make all of their employees comfortable and give them the tools they need to…
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CCC Policy Brief: New HCBS Regulations

Coalition for Community Choice

In January 2014, new regulations were released that influence waiver funding, generally called Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) waivers. These waivers are different in…
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Challenges of Activities of Daily Living

Interactive Autism Network

This article explains how sensory, motor, and social issues can make activities of daily living particularly difficult for those living with an autism spectrum disorder.…
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Simplifying websites and online shopping for people with disabilities

Wikibuy

For consumers with disabilities, buying products online rather than traveling to a store has obvious advantages. Still, online shopping can come with its own accessibility…
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Daily Living Skills: A Key To Independence For People With Autism

Interactive Autism Network, Marina Sarris

Article that discusses the importance of adaptive skills for the transition to adulthood. Mr. Zaks, now a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and other experts say adaptive…
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CCC Frequently Asked Questions About the New HCBS Regulations

Coalition for Community Choice

This is a compilation of FAQs about the new HCBS regulations. It builds upon the CCC Policy Brief.
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CCC Guidance to State Leaders for Implementing Their Mandated State Transition Plan

Coalition for Community Choice

This handout offers legislators, other state leaders, and advocates important guidance as state policy is being assessed and revised to meet the new federal Final…
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Residential Information Systems Project

University of Minnesota, Research and Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration

For over 20 years, the National Residential Information Systems Project (RISP) has gathered, maintained, and analyzed longitudinal data on Medicaid funded residential and in-home supports…
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CCC: What Intentional Communities Are and Are Not

Coalition for Community Choice

This 2-page document helps explain neurodiverse intentional communities and how they are emerging within the evolution of supports for those with disabilities.
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Community Investment Explorer

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

You can use this tool to see trends in your area on funding that could support the development of projects or programs to meet the…
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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America- RESNA

RESNA

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America works towards maximizing the overall health of individuals with disabilities through the use of technology and…
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In-Home Hair Care For The Disabled

The Traveling Barbers “Hair Professionals For The Disabled”

The Traveling Barbers website is a FREE online platform that introduces those of special-needs to mobile Barbers and Hairstylists from their areas to provide needed…
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GRASP: Aspie Support Groups

Global & Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership (GRASP)

Webpage that allows individuals with Asperger's Syndrome to connect as part of the Global and Regional Aspergers Syndrome Partnership (GRASP). Apply for a membership with GRASP by…
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The Journey to Community Housing with Supports: A Road Map for Individualsand Their Families in New Jersey

Autism New Jersey, Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey

This guide provides easy-to-understand information, advice and guidance about community housing and supportive services in New Jersey. Although the suggestions may be NJ specific, the…
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Autism-Friendly Design Ideas

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Autism Research

Overview of home design considerations that accommodate sensory processing issues of adults and children on the autism spectrum. This downloadable article provides an outline of…
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Online Course: BILT Course (Building Independence for Daily Living)

Autism Research Institute

The BILT™ Course (formerly AGI Residential/Daily Living) will help course participants learn approaches and methods to support individuals with autism with activities of daily living…
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Family-Centered Transition Planning

Autism Research Institute

Video outlining processes for implementing a Family-Centered Transition Planning model for youth and young adults with autism spectrum disorders. Research demonstrates the effectiveness of Family-Centered Transition…
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What Comes Next? Adult Transition

Autism Research Institute

Video: Dr. Black, a pediatric neuropsychologist and scientist at the NIH, discusses common problems that arise during the transition to adulthood for individuals with ASD. Young adults…
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The cost of affordable housing: Does it pencil out?

Urban Institute

There is not enough affordable housing in the United States. For every 100 extremely low income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available…
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Employment and Asperger Syndrome

Autism Research Institute

An expert on autism health policy and management discusses steps, advice, and resources for securing employment for adults on the spectrum. Resources include the Asperger…
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WEBINAR: Low-, Middle-, and High-technology options

Tech Access of Rhode Island, Autism Housing Pathways

TechACCESS of Rhode Island provides technology services for people with disabilities. In this video, Kelly Charlesbois of TechACCESS of Rhode Island and Catherine Boyle of…
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About the AGI Young Leaders Division

Autism Research Institute

If you are a motivated young adult on the autism spectrum who wants to serve other members of the autism community and develop your advocacy…
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A Closer Look at the New ABLE Programs

ABLE National Resource Center

With the recent launch of the Ohio, Tennessee, Nebraska, and Florida State ABLE programs, the ABLE National Resource Center (ANRC) creates a webinar to help…
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Overview of Current Adult Autism Housing Options

Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area

Developed for CA, this resource describes 8 types of ASD housing and support options along with their pros and cons. They include: staying in the…
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The Case For Inclusion

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)

UCP’s annual report, The Case for Inclusion, ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC) on outcomes for Americans with intellectual and developmental…
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Implementation of Self-Directed Supports for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Political Economy Analysis

Virginia Commonwealth University

A Ph.D thesis which provides in depth study (over 300 pages!) to understand how the political and economic factors within, and across, states have impacted…
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Travel Tips for The Elderly and Disabled

The Zebra

A great resource to help make traveling for those with accessibility needs (and those who care for them) a much smoother and better process. Covering…
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Autism: Coming of Age

American Public Television

A short video that provides an inside look at the lives of three adults with autism who took advantage of housing and employment resources in…
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Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA®)

WWOOF-USA

Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA is part of a worldwide effort to link visitors with organic farmers, promote an educational exchange, and build a…
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Village to Village Network (VTV Network)

Village to Village Network

The mission of VtV is to enable communities to establish and effectively manage aging in community organizations initiated and inspired by their members. Villages are…
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Simple Yoga Routine

Creative Commons Attribution

This video is a simplified version of a classic yoga routine with as little talk as possible, and with very simple movements.
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Strengths and Risk Inventory

Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

The person-centered planning process should address the challenges, risk factors, and rewards inherent for each person to live his/her life the way that he/she chooses.…
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Eden Princeton Lecture Series 2013 highlights

Eden Autism Services

These highlights of the Eden Princeton Lecture Series 2013 provide an overview of new concepts related to helping individuals with autism and their families. These…
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Employing Independent Providers Under Participant Direction

Developed by: Human Services Research Institute, The MEDSTAT Group, Inc.

This study outlines topics that states should consider as they expand opportunities for participants to choose, and direct individual providers who provide assistance to them.…
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Self-Advocacy Brochure

Autistic Services, Inc

Brochure describing what self-advocacy is and how it pertains to individuals with autism. Explains how individuals with autism can grow in the ability to defend…
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Accessory Dwelling Units – Take the First Step

AccessoryDwellings.com

This video succinctly shares about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and how these flexible little homes can help meet the variety of living arrangements our lives…
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Housing Choice Voucher Fact Sheet

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe,…
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Shared Equity Home Ownership Models

National Community Land Trust Network

Shared Equity Homeownership is an umbrella term for a collection of homeownership models that seek to ensure ongoing affordability, generation after generation. It generally refers…