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ADA / Olmstead

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Supreme Court Olmstead decision, and ongoing litigation are defining the obligations of states to assure that no individual with a disability would " … by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity." (42 U.S.C. § 12132)

  • Olmstead Decision

    U.S. Supreme Court documents relating to the court's 1999 decision in Olmstead v. L.C. (527 U.S. 581 Amended 2008 (P.L. 110-325)), Justice…  More

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  • Federal Policy Documents

    Policy statements issued by federal agencies regarding implementation of the Olmstead v. L.C. decision.

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  • Program Design

    To build a system that effectively supports people with the co-occurring conditions of I/DD and mental illness, it is necessary to go beyond…  More

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  • Offender Treatment and Rehabilitation

    A small percentage of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities commit crimes and require treatment and supervision by state…  More

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