by Michelle Diament. DisabilityScoop.com, March 2, 2023
After warning for years of an impending collapse in the disability services system, advocates say that the crisis is here with a new report painting a dire picture of the situation across the country.
Programs are closing, people with developmental disabilities are being turned away and providers are failing to meet federal requirements, according to the analysis out this week from United Cerebral Palsy and the American Network of Community Options and Resources, or ANCOR.
The annual report known as the “Case for Inclusion” assesses 80 indicators of how well states are supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the community.