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New Senate Committee Report Finds That States Have Failed to Achieve Olmstead Objectives

Findings in the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee (HELP) report, “Separate and Unequal: States Fail to Fulfill the Community Living Promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act,” released last week, show that progress in providing health and community based services for persons with physical disabilities and mental illnesses has lagged significantly behind efforts for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The report includes 12 recommendations to address this and the other findings.