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Is Community Inclusion Right for All?

Who decides where adults with IDD live?

A core issue is who makes the decision to live independently or live in a group setting. We believe that each person, with the input of family members and professionals, should be able to determine where they feel most comfortable and have the best resources for the individual.

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Historical Changes in Perception of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  As far back as history is recorded there are diverse perceptions, and various attitudes, towards people with disabilities. In some cultures those with disabilities are shunned, shut away and rejected, in others, they are revered and bestowed with special

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Inclusion for Adults with Disabilities is Vital

  We are far away from the times when adults with disabilities were warehoused in places like Staten Island’s Willowbrook School. Additionally, we’ve made progress in our country with the creation of agencies such as Opengate which offer real homes

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