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Residential Supports

April 20, 2017

New York State Assembly Social Services Chair Andrew Hevesi (A.D. 28) announced on April 10 the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate voted to release $1 billion for the development of supportive housing in the next five years. Supportive housing is especially helpful for people living with disabilities such as autism.

July 14, 2015

The Dave Wright Apartments in Heidelberg, Pa. will house adults with autism alongside residents without autism. The developers will be using NHS Human Services of Lafayette Hill, Pa., to help the residents with autism find work, provide such services as bookkeeping or shopping assistance, and help set up a tenants’ board.

May 09, 2014

New funding will allow residents with intellectual disabilities to start moving into new apartments and groups homes as early as July.

November 13, 2013

The first-of-its-kind survey received over 10,000 responses, including close to 400 from individuals on the spectrum.

January 12, 2012

Autism Speaks launched the Housing and Residential Supports Portal, a new online tool offering reliable, actionable information to help