The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities has annouced it's 2017 legislative agenda, which includes Consumer-Directed Community Supports, Individualized Living Options, and Medical Assistance Spenddown. Click here to link to the MNCCD website that features the complete list of 2017 legislative agenda items.
Employment opportunities for Minnesotans with disabilities are expanding through the Minnesota Olmstead Plan and Employment First Policy. Many Minnesotans with disabilities “choose” unemployment and under-employment because they do not have access to the information and experiences they need to make an informed choice about employment in the regular workforce. Click here for information on the Olmstead Plan and Employment First Myths & Realities.
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently released Frequenty Asked Questions & Answers regarding the Safe & Supportive MN Schools Act. Click here to access MDE's information.