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Remembering Olmstead: 17 Years of Community Participation and Independence for People with Disabilities
Seventeen years ago, on June 22nd, 1999, the US Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead v. L.C. that the unjustified institutional isolation of people with disabilities is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). What is … Continue reading
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