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“Moving Out”- A family guide to residential planning for adults with disabilities
Dafna Krouk-Gordon & Barbara D. Jackins

Overview:
Finding the right residential situation for adult child with an intellectual disability doesn’t have to be overwhelming . Thanks to the authors’ decades of experience counseling families on housing options, you can prepare yourself and your child for a new living arrangement. Discover the universal considerations most families should face before putting plans in place:

o Planning early
o Residential models
o DIY or hire an agency?
o Costs & funding
o Hiring staff
o Group living
o Legal ownership

Use this authoritative guide (full of checklists and forms) to make educated decisions and secure the housing that’s best for your child and family.

“After many years of networking, attending workshops, and searching online for advice on residential placement for our daughter, we found Dafna and Barbara, two amazing caring, committed individuals who basically walked us through the steps outlined in Moving Out. We are thrilled that in the future many more families like ours will have a much easier journey than we did, thanks to this publication.” –Bradford and Andrea Stokes, parent of a 38-year-old with special needs