How Minnesota Fails Its Residents with Disabilities

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune is running a five-part expose on Minnesota’s massive failures respecting persons with disabilities living in the state. The articles address sheltered workshops, abuse and neglect in the group-home system, years-long waiting lists for waivered services, and other problems. Despite its general reputation as a progressive state regarding social services, its statistics relating to quality of life for the disabled are among the worst in the nation.

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David Wingate is an elder law attorney at the Elder Law Office of David Wingate, LLC. The elder law office services clients with powers of attorneys, living wills, Wills, Trusts, Medicaid and asset protection. The Elder Law office has locations in Frederick and Montgomery Counties, Maryland.

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