All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘desiree’

CCC

Coalition for Community Choice Advocates Unite for Choice in “Finding ‘CommUnity'”

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The Coalition for Community Choice (CCC), founded by Madison House Autism Foundation, is effort led by of hundreds of organizations and […]

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Talking About Disabilities

Words Matter: The Dos and Don’ts When Talking About Disabilities

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Words matter. They help us understand each other and the things around us. Sometimes well-intentioned people do not know how […]

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Tiny Homes

5 Reasons Why Autistic Adults Should Consider Tiny Homes

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Tiny home skeptics are asking, “Who would ever want to live in a 350 square-foot space?” As evidenced by the […]

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Person-centered planning

Person-Centered Planning: What is it, and why does it matter?

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Person-centered planning is more than just a buzzword, it is a system shift that puts the desires and life goals […]

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independent apartment communities

Independent Apartment Communities: What Are They, and Why Do They Matter?

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The following hypothetical situation is based on observations from a recent visit to an Independent Apartment Community, Casa de Amma: Imagine […]

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Neurodiverse Cohousing

Neurodiverse Cohousing: What is it, and why does it matter?

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AN OVERVIEW OF COHOUSING When I give presentations or consult for emerging housing options, I often hear that individuals with […]

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Public Comments at IACC Highlight Autism in Adulthood: Abuse Cases, Lack of Supports, and Inadequate Research

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On January 12, 2016, Desiree Kameka, Director of Community Education & Advocacy at Madison House Autism Foundation, delivered a public comments […]

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Interested in Developing Programs for Individuals with I/DD? This Event is for You!

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Brookwood’s “Network Days” Conference August 20, 21, & 22   If you are planning, developing, managing social enterprises or a […]

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Voices Uniting: Coalition for Community Choice

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The Coalition for Community Choice has come together as a unified voice for increasing options and decreasing barriers to housing choices.   […]

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Desi’s Desk: Empowering Local Solutions for a National Crisis

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I continue to be convinced that the answer to the national disability housing crisis can be found within local communities. […]

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