Saturday, January 27, 2018

DD housing conference set for March 10

Downloadable flier for DD Housing Conference

Save the date!
  • Saturday, March 10, 2018
Housing Now! A conference on housing for the the DD community
  • Highline College, 2400 S. 240th Street, Building 8, Student Union Building,
    Des Moines, WA 98198

8:30 am to 4 pm - Conference session
4 pm to 5 pm - Networking

Sessions will include:
  • General overview of affordable housing
  • Special Needs Trusts, wills and guardianship
  • Parent panel with visions for housing
  • Innovative options, presented by families
  • Self-advocate panel with different housing options
  • Funding, hiring and maintaining a care provider
  • Social security rules and regulations
  • Building housing networks in your community
  • Buying your own home vs group homes vs adult family homes

This one-day conference, planned in collaboration with members of the King County Board for Developmental Disabilities, is designed for families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are looking for creative options in planning to meet the housing needs of their family member. Sessions will also be available for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.