Publications

Presentations

Thinking about housing: Webinar, May 17, 2016.

Housing options for adults with autism: slides from a 2015 webinar hosted by the Autism Insurance Resource Center; many similarities to the “Thinking about housing” webinar.

Autism and the built environment — using design to improve outcomes: Presented at the Bridgewell “Conquering the Cliff” conference, April, 2016. Please feel free to contact us with questions, as the .pdf does not include facilitator notes.

Brief takes

Mass. living arrangements for persons with developmental disabilities An 2016 infographic showing potential funding streams for different living arrangements.

Autism design techniques — A cheat sheet Quick tips that draw on the design literature and the experience of Autism Housing Pathways members.

Translations of presentations and tools

Housing options for adults with developmental disabilities (in English and Vietnamese)
Turning 18 checklist (in English and Vietnamese)

Housing options for adults with developmental disabilities (in English and Spanish)
Turning 18 checklist (in English and Spanish)

Research

Implications of IDEA headcount data for estimating the current and future population of young adults with ASD

Housing needs and desires in the Massachusetts autism community, a summary of the results of AHP’s housing survey

Housing workbooks

Autism Housing Pathways has produced three workbooks designed to help individuals with developmental disabilities shape a housing vision. The first two workbooks are written at an 8th grade reading level and a 1st-2nd grade reading level, respectively. The third workbook is comprised of a social story/workbook, visuals to create posters with stickers, and a set of directions and a questionnaire for helpers. The workbooks touch on preferred activities, lifestyle and location, living skills, and being a good neighbor.

The workbooks were funded through a grant from the Massachusetts Development Disabilities Council, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Federal Award Number 93.630.

Ideally, individuals should complete the workbooks in conjunction with participation by themselves and/or their families, as appropriate, in Autism Housing Pathways’ day-long workshop, “Learning about housing”. The workshop focuses on assessing and applying for services and supports, and combining them with individual and family resources to develop a housing strategy. The workshop and the workbook make an excellent prelude to person-centered planning.

Links to the workbooks are below:

About Autism Housing Pathways

Autism Housing Pathways: Building Roads to Home — presented at the Children Making Strides/Flutie Foundation Conference, April 8, 2010

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc. 2016 Annual Report

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc., 2015 Annual Report

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc., 2014 Annual Report

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc., 2013 Annual Report

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc., 2012 Annual Report

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc., 2011 Annual Report

Autism Housing Pathways, Inc., 2010 Annual Report

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