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Report Finds “Wide Geographic Disparities” In How States Meet The Needs Of People With Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities.

January 10, 2019

Disability Scoop (1/10, Perkes) says the “Case for Inclusion 2019 report released this week by United Cerebral Palsy and the ANCOR Foundation,” which “examines how well state programs – particularly Medicaid – are meeting the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” suggests that “wide geographical disparities exist when it comes to opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live and work in their communities.” The article says Arizona was ranked first in the nation with “99 percent of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities” living “at home or in a small group setting,” while Mississippi was in last place with 51 percent.

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