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On June 22, 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Olmstead v L.C., delcaring that people with disabilities have a civil right under the Americans with Disabilities Act to live and fully participate in their communities. ACL's Acting Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging, Alison Barkoff, released a blog post on June 22, 2021 disucssing the significance of this ruling and the importance of expanding our HCBS system following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72704