Author Archives: Mark L. Olson

About Mark L. Olson

Mark is father to a teenage daughter with autism. After a successful 25-year marketing and business development career in New York and Silicon Valley with F500 leaders and venture-funded startups, he founded LTO Ventures to serve adults with ASD. He chairs the Community Living Subcommittee for the Nevada Autism Commission, and is a graduate of the University of Kansas. For more information, visit: www.linkedin.com/in/marklolson.

Real Choice Requires Real Options

For me it is pretty straightforward: adults with disabilities have the human and civil rights to live, work, socialize, recreate, love, learn, and worship in the settings and manner of their choosing, with the support of their families, friends, and … Continue reading

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CMS Issues New Guidance on Final Settings Rule

On March 22, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced updated sub-regulatory guidance, issued as a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs), that streamlined and clarified the “heightened scrutiny” process. We are pleased with some of the major changes incorporated … Continue reading

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What We Learned at the 2019 HCBS Conference

As LTO Ventures’ policy wonk, and more importantly, as a passionate advocate for the human and civil rights of adults with IDD to live in the setting of their choosing, President & CEO Mark Olson spent four fun-filled days August 25-28, 2019 … Continue reading

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The LTO Ventures Community Model

Read an in-depth description of the LTO Ventures community model here.

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