Independent Living Housing Inc. is a nonprofit organization in Detroit that provides life skills and educational services to youth and young adults who have learning disabilities and are socially and economically disadvantaged in metro Detroit. The organization also provides safe and affordable housing. The program was created for those lagging behind in their classes. Since 1998, Independent Living Housing has impacted the lives of youth and young adults. Independent Living Housing developed the “Today’s Youth” program, which is designed to build positive self-esteem, identify emotional spirals, understand and apply effective conflict resolution, and improve proficiency in reading, writing, math, and more. Learning disabilities affect the brain’s ability to receive, process, store, respond to, and communicate information.