More parents provide independent homes for adults with disabilities

01/22/2013 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Six families with adult children with disabilities have formed a nonprofit to build and staff an independent living home for their children. Nationwide, parents with similar circumstances are creating nonprofits or partnerships with churches, universities and other agencies to provide arrangements for their children. "And as government continues to shrink, it becomes even more important that families look at other sustainable models," Tony Paulauski of the Arc of Illinois said.

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