Sherry Rumney presented her concept for independent living called The Next Chapter, a concept of shared housing for highly independent individuals with ASD financially funded by AISH and some family supports. Abundant Life, a Christian co-op housing group in Alberta presented their plan to create a co-housing project for individuals with autism.
Ed Larkcom presented his work on purpose built housing for people in need including those with disabilities. Barb Potter, Chief Operating Officer, The Sinneave Family Foundation, reviewed the partnership between Sinneave Family Foundation and Aspires.
Katelyn Lowe, Chief Strategy Officer, PhD, RPsych. walked families through the Launch Plus Skills Program, now 6 months old, the newest addition to the Launch suite of transition planning tools targeting individuals with a diagnosis of autism who are interested in continuing their education, getting a job and/or building their independent living skills.