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15 Years After Olmstead | The White House

From The White House Blog: “Fifteen years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that under the Americans with Disabilities Act, people with disabilities cannot be unnecessarily segregated and must receive services in the most integrated setting possible. That ruling, known as the Olmstead decision, sparked significant changes in how federal, state, and local agencies support people with disabilities and their families.

The approach our Administration put into place in 2009 to help those with disabilities is showing tremendous results, and improving the lives of individuals with disabilities. Fifteen years after the ruling, the Departments of Housing & Urban Development HUD, Justice, and Health and Human Services HHS continue to work together to make the promise of Olmstead real.”

Read More via 15 Years After Olmstead – Our Commitment to Community Living | The White House.

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The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities | NCWD/Youth

The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities is designed for youth and adults working with them to learn about disability disclosure. This workbook helps young people make informed

decisions about whether or not to disclose their disability and understand how that decision may impact their education, employment, and social lives. Based on the premise that disclosure is a very personal decision, the Workbook helps young people think about and practice disclosing their disability.

The workbook does not tell a young person what to do. Rather, it helps them make informed decisions about disclosing their disability, decisions that will affect their educational, employment, and social lives.

via The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities | NCWD/Youth.