The annual State of the States Report is out . You can click through to find Illinois’ report. As in the past, it notes our high spending on expensive, outmoded institutional services and general lack of investment in community-based services for people with developmental disabilities.
The United Cerebral Palsy website also has a link to a summary page. Illinois’ overall ranking is very close to the bottom at #48.
When resources are limited, as we know Illinois’ are, we must use them as effectively as possible.