Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Unintended Consequences of Olmstead v. L.C.

New op-ed.  Click here to read full text of article.

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Community to Know: Parents Planning Programs for the Developmentally Disabled of Florida, Inc.

Parents Planning Programs for the Developmentally Disabled of Florida is an organization formed by parents seeking to prepare for the future of their loved ones who have developmental disabilities, according to their website.  Read their story as presented by Lila … Continue reading

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Community to Know: The Autism Trust USA

The Autism Trust USA’s focus is on building inspiring, sustainable and real futures for the many children with autism in the USA today, according to their website.  We like their design and philosophy, and their focus on a private pay … Continue reading

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News: Obama Calls For Better Pay For Disability Caregivers

Michelle Diament writing for DisabilityScoop.com today reported: “The Obama Administration is proposing new rules to provide first-ever minimum wage and overtime protections for in-home care workers who assist people with disabilities.”  Read their post here. LTO Ventures supports efforts to … Continue reading

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News: WSJ – Disability Benefits System Faces Review

Damian Paletta writes in today’s Wall Street Journal: “The Social Security Administration has commissioned an independent review of the federal disability system amid concerns it awards benefits to those who don’t deserve them and denies benefits to those who do.” … Continue reading

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Choice v. Olmstead

A new report from LTO Ventures about the debate over Community Living, proposed HCBS Waiver changes, and the impact on housing for adults with Autism. Read the complete “Choice v. Olmstead” report here.

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