Community Living and Self Determination

Community Living refers to activities and supports that assure individuals with developmental disabilities are successful living in their own homes including community supports; accessible, affordable housing; transportation to access their community; inclusive recreational opportunities; accessible healthcare; inclusive and qualified child care options; and the right to live free from neglect or abuse.  Self Determination refers to the right for each individual to freely choose and have control over decisions about aspects of their life that are important to them.