Opening Doors: A Discussion Of Residential Options For Adults Living With Autism And Related Disorders
Urban Land Institute Arizona, Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center and Arizona State University
UPDATED: April 10, 2009
“Opening Doors: A Discussion of Residential Options for Adults Living with Autism and Related Disorders” focuses on the residential concerns of adults living with autism and related disorders and is designed to advance the development of replicable residential models that offer quality, affordable housing options within the fabric of their communities. This study addresses current and projected demand for life-long living options that support the segment of individuals with autism spectrum and related disorders unable to live on their own. It also explores the financial catalysts needed to spur new investment by the private and public sectors to meet projected demand.