Fourth part of "Housing Options: What We've Learned," presentation at Parents Helping Parents conference held May 10, 2014 in San Jose, California. Presenter is Jill Escher, president of Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area. In this segment, Escher gives an overview of many of the policy changes necessary to facilitate the creation of new housing options for adults with autism or developmental disability. 1. More adult day programs. 2. More employment options. 3. More rental vouchers. 4. Tax breaks. 5. New models responsive to the intensive needs of adults with behavioral autism. 6. Reform of current group home regulations. 7. New lifespan safety/supervision options. 8. Dedicated funding streams over the long-term. 9. Priority use of public lands. 10. Trumping of exclusionary zoning codes. 11. Fewer restrictions on choice.

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