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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

My Workshop on Housing

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC)
in partnership with
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC)

“A Full Life Ahead” ~ a series of monthly workshops for parents and guardians
of young adults with a disability.  The series focuses on transition, employment, housing, friendships and other topics that will lead to interdependent, full lives
in the community for young adults with disabilities.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

What Makes a House a Home?

7:00 – 9:00 PM

MDSC Office
20 Burlington Mall Road — Suite 261
Burlington, MA 01803

» » Information on Housing Connections  ~ Chris Williams« «

Parents, Robin Kantrowitz and Susan Senator will discuss the ups and downs, challenges and successes in setting up and maintaining living arrangements for their sons. Family dynamics, housemates, staffing, cultures and customs all play a role in what you need to consider when putting the pieces together.

Jeff Keilson, Advocates Inc., will discuss the variety of options, including Adult Family Care, Shared Living, group home, guidelines and best practices, issues between families, and collaboration as well as issues that arise between families and the provider agency.  Panel will discuss the ongoing journey to ensure quality of life for their loved ones.

Please RSVP to    Space is limited to 50!

Mark your Calendar – Upcoming AFLA series workshops
? January 29, 2014 – Community Mapping            ? March 26, 2014       ? April 30, 2014
Susan Nadworny
781 665 5179

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