Nursing home emancipation: A preliminary study of efforts by centers for independent living in urban and rural areas

Tom Seekins, Ph.D., Craig Ravesloot, Ph.D., Marsha Katz, M.S., Bob Liston, M.S., Mike Oxford, B.A., Billy Altom, B.A., Glen White, Ph.D., Richard Petty, M.B.A., Bob Kafka, M.Ed. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 245–253, October 2011   Abstract Background The U.S. Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision affirmed the right of individual with disabilities to […]

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Medicaid Community Integration Act Introduced

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), chair, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) introduced the Community Integration Act (S. 2515) on the same day the committee held a roundtable hearing on “Moving Toward Greater Inclusion” as part of the activities commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Supreme Court Olmstead decision. The bill would eliminate the institutional bias in […]

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Week of August 20, 2013

Affordable Care Act: Persons with Disabilities Face Complex Choices August 13 National Public Radio. Learn more here. Employment of Persons with Disabilities: A National Governors’ Association Report Learn more here. Services and Supports Required by Persons with Disabilities to Become/Remain Employed Mathematica Policy Research paper. Learn more here. PBS News Hour Features States’ Olmstead Compliance […]

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