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The Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities oversees activities in advocacy, capacity building, and systems change. These initiatives contribute to a coordinated comprehensive system of community services that are directed by people with developmental disabilities and/or their families. The Council is a membership organization. Check out the website for more specific information.
The state's official websites offers links to government, education, travel, business, and resources within the state.
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In Executive Order 13217, President Bush affirmed his commitment to eliminate barriersto equality for people with disabilities and ordered federal assistance to states to swiftly implement the Olmstead holding. This Policy Brief reflects on Olmstead and describes the New Freedom Initiative.
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The Mass Accessible Housing Registry is a free program that helps people with disabilities find rental housing in Massachusetts, primarily accessible and barrier-free housing. People with disabilities can search this information to identify housing opportunities that suit their needs. A contact person and phone number is provided, and if you are interested in applying to a particular apartment, you should call them directly.
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Sixteen Regional Office waiver review reports were reviewed to identify the areas most frequently cited using the HCBS Quality Framework categories as a guide. States included in the sample represented all regions of the country, as well as sparsely and densely populated states.
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