Monday, December 29, 2008

Illinois Lawmakers Hear Advocates' Opinons on Blueprint for Change

The Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities hosted a town hall meeting recently to highlight a new plan to redesign state services for people with developmental disabilities that emphasizes shifting from institutional to community services.
The Blueprint for System Redesign in Illinois calls for reducing the waiting list for supports by providing services for 2,500 new people each year through the year 2014. There are currently more than 15,000 people on that waiting list.,disabilities-services-overhaul-NA121008.article

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