Monthly Management Newsletter - October 2000

OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry Analysis In June of 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a ruling called Olmstead v L.C. and E.W., affirmed that states are required to provide community based services to persons with developmental disabilities. Under "Olmstead," the Supreme Court ruled that denying community placements to individuals with disabilities constitutes segregation as defined by Congress in the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Since that time, several recent class actions suits involving mental retardation and developmental disability services . . .
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