“Rule would change options for people with disabilities”

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Andrew Imparato, executive director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, addresses the audience Monday.

More than a hundred people gathered at the Embassy Suites in Newark Monday morning to discuss a new federal rule that could dramatically change options in housing, employment and other basics for people with disabilities.

The new rule is meant to signal the government’s intention to support the rights of people with disabilities to live and work in the least-restrictive environment and discourage any vestige of institutional warehousing. It comes with real teeth, because it will regulate the kinds of services the government will pay for. Continue Reading …

Featured in photo: Andrew Imparato, executive director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (Photo: JENNIFER CORBETT/THE NEWS JOURNAL)

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