D8: Housing for Individuals with Disabilities: Obstacles and Opportunities
October 30, 201811:30 am - 12:45 pm
David Gates, Sara Crimm, Rich Kisner
State government agencies responsible for programs serving these individuals are actively promoting housing and support services that enhance independence, choice and creative use of staff, while managed health care organizations are also entering the funding landscape. This panel will explore current housing options for individuals with disabilities, outline the major obstacles to achieving housing independence for persons with disabilities, and highlight some programs working on innovative solutions.
Moderator: David Gates, Esq. Senior Attorney and Director of Policy, PA Health Law Project
Speakers: Sara Crimm, Executive Director, Families CCAN; Rich Kisner, Executive Director Community Strategies Group.