If I could say one thing to the President or Congress, I would ask them how they would want their client to live that had a significant disability, would they want them institutionalized or live out in the community with their family and friends?
“Self Advocates in Leadership” Meeting, Seattle, Washington
In this first of a three-part series, Alexa Atkins shares the process she went through in planning to move into her own apartment. The coordination of services and housing needs is important in developing a successful living arrangement.
She loves living on her own in a community where she has lots of friends and many people know her.
Just for fun…