On November 2, 2022, North Carolina Superior Court judge Allen Baddour issued a ruling giving the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) 10 years to provide more at-home disability services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the home settings that they choose. The order comes after the state failed to desegregate those with I/DD from institutional settings. In the order, Judge Baddour noted that North Carolina is “over-reliant on institutions” for people with I/DD.

A spokesperson from NCDHHS said: "We have received a copy of the Court’s order . . .

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