Across the country adults with autism face difficulties finding housing, often languishing on waiting lists for years. On The Point, Mindy Todd talks about efforts here on Cape Cod to a create a campus style residential community that emphasizes integration with the larger Cape Cod community as well as other housing options.
Guests: Lauren Jones, Founder of Cape Cod Village; Gisele Gauthier, Cape Cod Village Administrative Consultant; Leslie Long, Director of Adult Services at Autism Speaks; and Catherine Boyle, President of Autism Housing Pathways (AHP).
You can find a link here to the Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit, which was created to serve as a guide to assist families on the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Also find the Autism Speaks sites about housing and employment.