MFOFC Housing Webinar Series

Can an individual with disabilities lead an independent life of their choosing in a home of their choosing? Yes!

For parents raising individuals with disabilities, the process of finding appropriate housing for adult children can be challenging, especially in states like Massachusetts, where the options are expensive. Yet, some parents have developed creative solutions that enable their children to lead independent lives in housing arrangements that honor the individual’s vision of a lifestyle that best fits them. This webinar series will share examples of innovative housing options being developed by parents and experts in the field. 


Join us for live conversations with parents and practitioners as they discuss:

  • When to start planning for independent living
  • The importance of developing a vision for your child’s life as an adult
  • Identifying and leveraging resources (community and government) to make independent living a reality
  • What to expect when transitioning to a new housing arrangement
  • Case studies that illustrate the person-centered approach

Upcoming Webinars

Creating an Intentional Community: What we can learn from Deohaeko, Canada

April 8 2020 at 1:00pm Eastern
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More information coming soon!

May 13, 2020:
Person-centered planning: The challenges, rewards, and creating a plan that evolves over time. Guest speaker Susan Yuan, PhD, Professor Emerita and Consultant, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, The University of Vermont

Latest Webinar

Introduction to Family-Governed Housing Cooperatives

March 19, 2020 at 1:00pm Eastern
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Archived Webinars

Planning for Housing: Considerations for Children of Transition Age

Presented January 22, 2020
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Non-Traditional Approaches to Housing: A Practitioner's View

Presented: October 23, 2019
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From Dream to Reality: Plotting the Course to Person-Centered Living

Presented: September 19, 2019
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