With Dushawn Powell, Anita Inz, and Susan Buchanan
Moderated by Jayne Dixon Weber
Parents and caregivers have found it challenging to find suitable housing for adults with learning or developmental disabilities. Affordability, accessibility, and discrimination are just some of the many issues that have turned the issue into a national crisis.
On the housing side, organizations face challenges with policies and regulations, the diverse needs and levels of independence of their tenants, aligning services with employment opportunities, managing transportation, and more.
Adult services may be limited and difficult to access, so how does a parent deal with that nagging question that keeps them up at night: What will happen when I’m gone?