Tomorrow's Big Problem: Housing Options for People with Autism : a Guide for Service Commissioners, Providers and Families
Moving house is difficult for anyone but especially for people with autistic spectrum disorders who face many difficulties with change. Moving house is difficult for anyone but especially for people with autistic spectrum disorders who face many difficulties with change. The Shirley Foundation funded a project by Housing Options, an advisory service for learning disability, to promote the development of housing and support for people with autism and their particular needs.
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The development of housing and support services 27
Local authority initiatives and plans 46
Issues for providers 58
Conclusions and recommendations 77
Information sources 90
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