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Housing for people with developmental disabilities

Autistic teenage girl
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What happens to housing for those with developmental disabilities when their caregivers can no longer take care of them?

Adding to the concern and urgency, autism has emerged as the fastest growing developmental disability.

The housing options for individuals with developmental disabilities are far different from decades ago when warehousing thousands of people together was the norm.

But they’re still not enough to meet the current need or projections for the future.


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