Americans have long been concerned about independent or assisted living for our boomers. There are now more places for seniors to spend their golden years. But what about the special needs community?
Only now are we starting to read about and discuss what to do with adults with developmental disabilities and autism. In some places, volunteers are attempting to look after their neighbors with special needs to provide a social network.
Nursing homes and facilities continue to be built all over Ohio, but not for the developmentally disabled. The Ohio 100 believes it is time to discuss our overlooked neighbors.