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This book offers ways of assessing and planning environments that are person-centered, and that respect the diversity of family and individual situations. It identifies patterns of activity and interaction with the environment that are common to many people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. These are the basis for the “Six Common Modifications” recommended for many persons with complex disability issues to support them to live successfully in the home. Most of the issues that families face can be improved by completing one or more of these modifications.

The information in the book is organized into the following three sections:

Environmental Assessment + Action Plan
Step 1: Caregiver and Activity Checklist
Step 2: Involve the individual
Step 3: Assess the Home
Step 4: Identify Common Modifications + Specific Challenges
Step 5: Make an Action Plan

Six Most Common Home Modifications
Autism-Friendly Home
Connected Home
The Essential Bathroom
Walking Loop
Layers of Freedom / Places of Control
Tools for Housekeeping

Specific Challenges
Self Injury + Seizures
Property Damage
Neighbor Relations
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This web site is maintained by the Research and Training Center on Community Living with support from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services, the Human Services Research Institute and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. E-mail weste050@umn.edu.
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