Most can agree that moving can be very stressful, especially for adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Not only is the transition challenging for the individual but the family as well. Finding the perfect housing and necessary services can be complicated, leaving families unsure where to start. Autism Speaks understands the journey can be overwhelming. Please visit The Housing and Residential Support section of the Autism Speaks website for a series of tools to guide you through the process of establishing residential services and support for your loved on with autism.
The purpose of The Housing and Residential Support sections is to:
• Help you search for housing options
• Keep you informed of promising developments and resources
• News in housing and residential supports
Make sure to download the FREE Autism Speaks Housing and Residential Support Tool Kit. The tool kit was designed to assist individuals and families identify and secure appropriate residential supports and services.
The Villa Orlando and Pasadena Villa’s Smoky Mountain Lodge are adult intensive psychiatric residential treatment centers for clients with serious mental illnesses. We also provide other individualized therapy programs, step-down residential programs, and less intensive mental health services, such as Community Residential Homes, Supportive Housing, Day Treatment Programs and Life Skills training. Pasadena Villa’s Outpatient Center in Raleigh, North Carolina offers partial hospitalization (PHP) and an intensive outpatient program (PHP). If you or someone you know may need mental health services, please complete our contact form or call us at 877-845-5235 for more information.
autismspeaks.org – Housing tool kit