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Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD)

Keeping the Promise: Self Avdvocates Defining the Meaning of Community Living

Leaders from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, the National Youth Leadership Network, and Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered share their thoughts on the meaning of living in community in this paper, “Keeping the Promise of Community: Self Advocates Defining the Meaning of Community Living” (PDF, 802KB). The purpose of this paper is to provide CMS with a definition of “community” that captures the most vital elements of community life. .

Last Modified: 9/19/2013