UPDATE: The Rhode Island House passed the developmental disabilities budget unchanged June 15 and sent it to the Senate. Details to come.
On enforcement of the federal consent decree on supported employment and community-based day services for the developmentally disabled in Rhode Island
News blog follows implementation of landmark 2014 federal consent decree that requires Rhode Island to remedy violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the U.S. Supreme Court's Olmstead decision. Over ten years, Rhode Island must reinvent state services for citizens with developmental disabilities to give them opportunities for supportive employment and meaningful activities in their communities.
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