While many parents have accepted the fact that their adult will move out of the family home at some point, it can be hard to get started, especially when there are so many factors to consider and details to organize. In this presentation the concept of readiness, key predictors for […]
The story about the creation of the Glamorgan Project (now known as Horizon View). A housing project for individuals with ASD who require minimal supports. The Glamorgan Project is a successful example of the autism community coming together to create a unique housing model to support adults with autism.
A Christian co-housing initiative led by a group of families in Alberta who have children/adults living with autism and want to create a housing solution that is safe, thoughtful in design, creates social opportunities and reduces isolation.
Trista Carey, partner from the law offices of Schnell, Hardy and Jones, LLP, presents on the subject of “Estate Planning for Families of Special Needs Children”. This is a comprehensive review of important aspects of estate planning including; power of attorney, personal directive, wills, guardianship, trusts, and the Henson Trust.
John Seigner, Director of Supported Independent living reviews key principles and a range of housing models to create quality supported living for individuals with ASD.
A discussion paper that reviews what exists in Alberta and across Canada to support aging adults and their families, the gaps that exist and next steps.
Ed Larkom presented his work on purpose built housing for people in need including those with disabilities.
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