Independent living actively promotes the social paradigm that people with disabilities are the best experts regarding their own needs, have crucial and valuable perspectives to contribute, and should have equal opportunity to decide on all life decisions.
Many students look forward to living away from home while attending college. Find out more about navigating the process of living on campus with autism and/or another developmental disability.
Everyone should have the chance to live their lives to their fullest, including individuals with disabilities. Yet some face accessibility challenges in their jobs, schools and within their communities. Individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities have rights under a number of federal acts.