The program makes clear the steps, options and choices that are available to plan for housing in the community of one's choice.
The GMOA program consists of:
- Workshops to walk you through the long-term housing planning process -- it's never too early to start
- The Getting My Own Address Guide - available for free online (see links below) or for a nominal cost in print
- Roommate database
- Housing Support Group - meet other individuals and families to learn from one another, share resources and make connections with potential roommates (meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at 6:00 p.m. at Community Housing Network's Troy office (570 Kirts Blvd., Suite 231, Troy, MI 48084)
- One-on-one assistance to help with more in-depth, individualized housing planning
- Additional resources and considerations: most are FREE
The GMOA prorgram and guide was compiled with input from individuals with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities, and their families and supports (including teachers, transition coordinators, supports coordinators, caregivers and others).
We welcome your comments and feedback. Please feel free to send your comments to Linda Brown at LBrown@chninc.net.
Getting My Own Address for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities is made available through a grant from the Autism Sociey of Oakland County.
Getting My Own Address for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities: THE GUIDE
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