Attention Project Starters!

You will not want to miss these upcoming FREE virtual events to help get you moving forward in developing local solutions to the national housing crisis: the Replication Symposium Series and the A Place in the World Symposium!


Symposium invitation

October 15th – November 19th
4:00 – 5:30 pm PST

AHN Director, Desiree Kameka Galloway, will be joining Sweetwater Spectrum founders for half of the sessions of their Replication Symposium Series aimed to help others understand the steps needed to bring dream housing development to reality. Sign up now for this weekly series!

Oct. 15: Overview of housing models around the country
Oct. 22: “From Dream to Reality” and the 5 phases ofcreating a new community
Oct. 29: How to begin working with local service providers and funding agencies
Nov. 5: Options for the legal structure of a new initiative and general financial considerations
Nov. 12: Deeper dive into finances and how to build a budget
Nov. 19: Ideas & approaches to fundraising

Note: Sign up for EACH session whether you can attend live or not–there will be slides and recorded videos sent out after each session.

symposium invitation

If you have ever struggled to describe the housing and support model of your dreams, you will not want to miss the launch of the A Place in the World report and Housing Guide! Register for the upcoming webinar symposium offered by the Autism Housing Network in collaboration with Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy and First Place AZ and its Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Center for Public Policy.

Oct. 21: offers a firsthand look with the researchers of this long-awaited report that delves into the future of residential options for neurodiverse individuals, includes an overview of a new policy paper on the gaps of federal housing programs, and shares why the nomenclature is vital to addressing the crisis and building a neuro-inclusive housing marketplace.

Oct. 22: targets those developing or seeking to develop home and community options for people with autism and neurodiversities. Learn lessons from three distinct development models and identify how to use the nomenclature to define and enhance the future housing solution you seek to create.

About the Author

Christina Wandry

Christina oversees marketing and communications for the Autism Housing Network (AHN) with the intention to create connections between neurodiverse individuals, their families and a variety of organizations. Christina manages the AHN’s digital marketing, content curation, graphic design, social media platforms and website. She has a passion for helping people on the autism spectrum and their families and takes pride in helping provide the best housing solutions for them. Christina earned a B.A. in Communications from the University of Utah.