group home


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group home

A residence for a group of persons with similar special needs,such as developmentally challenged adults or abused women with small children.

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Coletta's Illinois director of regional operations, said seven women with special needs live in the licensed group home that's been operated by the company since 2002.
This new group home supports the Saskatchewan Disability Strategy by creating residential services for people with disabilities.
Mary's Group Homes at 6715 Highway 1 North in Boyce.
In the realistic fiction portion, Mike must navigate the existing bullying social structure of his new group home. Mike's solving the question of Jacob's identity leads directly into the time-slip fantasy--Jacob is actually from the 19th century, and Jacob's extreme emotional response to his enraged father's killing his younger brother had propelled him into the future.
Since there were no clinical studies or medical research to indicate that any of the psychotropic drugs he was given were effective as treatment for his disability we suspected the drugs were intended for behavioral management by the community group home but the chemical straitjacket just wasn't working.
The nonprofit Pacific Northwest Adult & Teen Challenge operates the Christian-oriented group home for women recovering from drug and alcohol abuse and their children.
Mexico's top prosecutor, attorney general Jesus Murillo Karam, said police also rescued 138 adults from the Great Family group home in the city of Zamora in the western state of Michoacan.
Jacque Mata-Lemons, now a 22-year-old college student, spent six years in a group home in Lubbock, Texas.
This ethnography was conducted in a for-profit rural group home for women diagnosed with serious mental illness, located in southern Ontario.
Karak April 20 ( Petra ) -- - President of the Higher Council for Affairs of Persons with Disabilities (HCD) His Royal Highness Prince Raad bin Zeid, on Wednesday, inaugurated two group homes for 12 citizens with intellectual disabilities, in Zuhom, Karak.
Making life work; freedom and disability in a community group home.
Jack Levinson, Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010, 304 pp.