Parents Are Creating Communities for Their Grown Children Who Have Special Needs
Adults with intellectual and developmental differences want independence but often require continuing care. Their families are joining forces to ensure they receive both.
Although the lack of affordable housing is a nationwide crisis, among the hardest hit are people with intellectual and developmental disabilities or differences (commonly abbreviated as I/DD). The inevitable and heartbreaking question that haunts every parent of a person with special needs, “What will happen to my child when I’m gone?”
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