With a growing number of people with Down syndrome facing Alzheimer’s, a need for specialized housing is emerging.
A nonprofit is planning to modify a former state prison to create a community where adults with special needs could live and receive job training.
Millions of dollars are heading to over two dozen states to help people with disabilities access community-based housing and support services.
Construction is underway on a gated community specifically designed for people with developmental disabilities that planners say could become a new national model.
As new rules roll out mandating better pay for in-home care workers, federal officials say states must not compromise the rights of people with disabilities in the process.
While the vast majority of kids with developmental disabilities are cared for at home, pediatricians are being reminded that out-of-home placements remain an important option.
An interior design course at one college is teaching students to make homes functional, practical, safe and aesthetically pleasing for people with autism and their families.
An increasing number of young people with disabilities are moving into housing that largely serves the elderly and the mix of populations is not without tension.
Three aging brothers with developmental disabilities who have been fighting to remain in the only home they have ever known will likely see it demolished in the next few weeks.
As states increasingly close down institutions, one resident who’s being forced to move says people like her are often left with few choices.
A new proposal in the U.S. Senate would eliminate a government bias toward placing people with disabilities in institutional rather than community-based settings.
A New York woman who says her brother with intellectual disability was killed two years ago at a state institution where he lived is now being billed $11.67 million for the man’s care.
Spending on home and community-based services is on the rise as fewer dollars go to institutions, a new federal government report finds.
Lawmakers have slated $11 million to keep open an institution that houses just six people with disabilities — and could soon have as few as four — thanks to a protracted legal battle.
A key U.S. senator is looking to introduce legislation to dramatically expand access to community-based services for people with disabilities nationwide.