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Course Description

Instructors: Sharon Penney, Kimberly Maich, and Robyn Cossitt
BACB CEUs: 0.0  

This presentation will provide the qualitative findings of a needs assessment conducted in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), Canada, exploring the experiences of adults with autism attempting to secure and maintain housing. The research team interviewed adults with ASD, parents and caregivers of adults with ASD, and service providers to adults with ASD. These interviews explored the current needs, barriers and experiences participants faced when accessing and maintaining housing across four regional health authorities. Thematic analysis of the interview transcripts reviewed three key themes: accessibility, developmentally appropriate practices, and persisting discrimination and vulnerability.

 

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explore the challenges and barriers adults with ASD face when seeking and maintaining housing.
  • Describe the experiences of caregivers of adults with ASD, and planning for the future.
  • Describe the experiences of service providers and their experiences in providing care for adults with ASD.

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Section Title
ASD Special Housing
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $24.95
Drop Request Deadline
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Instructors
  • Robyn Cossitt
  • Kimberly Maich
  • Sharon Penney
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