Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Specialized high-tech home security system allows Minnesota man with Down syndrome to live independently

From The Star-Tribune in Minnesota:On a recent tour of his home, Jeremy Collins (pictured) showed off his kitchen, his chair, his bed, his new shower.It's a dream come true for the 31-year-old who has Down syndrome, and who had lived in group homes all of his adult life. Since April, he's lived on his own in a Coon Rapids townhouse, with a web of support that includes his parents, his caregivers