The Reality of the Housing Dilemma for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Over the next decade, the CDC estimates that 500,000 teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder will age out of their school-based services and move into adulthood. As adults, the need and desire for person-centered housing opportunities is growing exponentially. An estimated 80,000 individuals sit on waiting lists that can be as long as 15 years. Aside…

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The skyrocketing cost of housing in PA and its impact on autistic adults

Insights on a serious & complex issue with no easy solutions. Skyrocketing housing prices is a growing problem in Pennsylvania that is having a devastating impact on autistic adults and their families. This issue has become so severe that it is now difficult or impossible for many autistic adults to find affordable, safe, and inclusionary…

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Corporate Matching Gofts

THE KEY TO UNLOCKING EXTRA REVENUE THROUGH EMPLOYEE GIVING PROGRAMS Employee giving programs, or corporate matching gifts offer an exciting opportunity to nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. Each donation could be doubled, tripled, or more, and every hour volunteered could come with a monetary contribution as well. In this article, we’re going to explore two…

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The Housing Dilemma

In order to meet the current and future demands for housing, we need to look outside the box at new and innovative concepts in housing models to find a solution to the housing dilemma for adults with autism.

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