Olmstead Act

Celebrating the Olmstead Act

Posted by admin-scioto on Jun 21, 2021 7:00:00 AM

On June 22, 1999, the Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead v. L.C. (Olmstead) that under the Americans with Disabilities Act, people with disabilities cannot be unnecessarily segregated and must receive services in the most integrated setting possible. The Act definitively affirmed the rights of people with disabilities to live where they want to live, including community-based housing. 

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