OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News On July 28, 2005, nine mentally disabled individuals filed a class action suit against Illinois state officials under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for an injunction to force the state to provide community-based services for individuals who wish to live in small community-based residential homes. The complaint alleges that Illinois ranks 49th among states in placing people with developmental disabilities in small community settings. The case, Ligas v. Maram, was filed in Chicago in the United . . .
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