This article reviews the current and changing patterns of residential supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It defines and examines four major trends in those supports:1. decreasing use of larger institutions and increasing use of community housing; 2. decreasing size of community settings; 3. increasing numbers of people living in homes that they themselves own or rent; and 4. decreasing out of home placements of children and youth.
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Residential Supports for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Charlie Larkin and Roger J Stancliffe
Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews 13:151-159 (2007)
29 May 2005