Creating a Home and Good Life of my Own: The GSA Model
There are many factors in creating a good life for all people with a disability, especially those with complex high needs. They include supported decision-making; person-directed planning; facilitation of personal supports; direct, individualized funding; building community capacity; and inclusion.
GSA’s model Housing Trust includes all these factors and its various agreements are described below. Earlier and more detailed versions of the “GSA Manual” were published as books entitled Creating a Home and Good Life of my Own in 2008 and 2012.
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