Predicting permanency planning behavior in parents of adults with intellectual disabilities
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Most adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) living in their home in the state of Colorado are not receiving government-funded services and face a crisis in care if and when their families become unable to care for them. Aging of the person with ID and the family caregiver both increase the probability that aging-related changes or death will provoke the transition in care from the family home to government funded housing and other services. One variable identified to off-set a crisis is long-term or permanency planning for the individual with ID. Along with age, a profile of risk factors ...