By Monica E. Oss On Tuesday, my day was focused on group homes for consumers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). That morning, I read an article about the closure of group homes in Florida—Group Home Closures Forcing Some Into The Streets, Nonprofits Say. In Florida, more than 100 group homes have closed between March 1 to September 30, 2021. (There were 2,154 active group home facilities as of September 30). This is happening at a time when Florida is planning on expanding services to move consumers to the community. On November 15, 2021, the DeSantis administration announced that it is investing $1 billion…
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