Progress since Olmstead?

Here is a report on how states are doing implementing the US Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision, saying that people have a right to services in their community and should not have to move into institutions to have them.

“So why have some States made significant progress complying with the ADA’s integration mandate and others made none?  Generally it is due to a lack of leadership, a a lack of responsiveness to the requests or demands of persons with disabilities, and lack of compliance with federal law.” (page 8)

Illinois?  We’re listed with other states having the fewest people with developmental disabilities living in their own homes or small group homes with 6 or fewer persons.

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