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With An Eye to the Future

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Introduction – Index links to 1) Documents 2) Video Clips 3) Legislative Summaries, plus logos.
Disability Rights – The Future of Disability Rights, 22 video clips.
Jillian Nelson – Council Member Jillian Nelson, 3 video clips.

2000/1 – 10th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
2000/2 – Pathways to Employment Initiative Launched                   
2000/3 – Last resident leaves Fergus Falls
2000/4 – Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act) is Reauthorized

2001/1 – Debut of "With an Eye to the Past"
2001/2 – "Let Freedom Ring" Luncheon
2001/3 – Open Enrollment for DD Waiver
2001/4 – Quality of Life Survey Results (Five Year State Plan)
2001/5 – Terrorism 9/11
2001/6 – "Voiceless & Vulnerable" Series by STAR TRIBUNE

2002/1 – Consumer-Directed Community Supports (CDCS) Survey Results
2002/2 – Senator Wellstone's Untimely Death
2002/3 – Remembering with Dignity
2002/4 – "Stories of Leadership" Published
2002/5 – "It's My Choice" Updated
2002/6 – Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Passed

2003/1 – Governor Pawlenty Elected
2003/2 – Dr. Bengt Nirje Lectures
2003/3 – Legislature Limits Waiver Programs
2003/4 – Legislature Changes Waiver Payments to Counties
2003/5 – Electronic Government Services (EGS) Survey
2003/6 – "Making Your Case" Updated
2003/7 – MN "Travel Guide" Released

2004/1 – Health Care Cost Commission Report
2004/2 – Pathway to Employment - Creating Connections
2005/1 – MN Employers Survey Results
2005/2 – Disability Linkage Line Launched
2005/3 – Right to Die – "Schiavo" case

2006/1 – Governor Pawlenty is Re-elected
2006/2 – Quality of Life Survey Results (Five Year State Plan)

2007/1 – Allan Bergman and DD Act Archive Created
2007/2 – Judge Frank Visits GCDD
2007/3 – Attitudes Survey 1962 vs. 2007 Results
2007/4 – Conditions are Investigated at the Minnesota Extended Treatment Options (METO) Facility
2007/5 – Health Care Homes (HCH) Initiative

2008/1 – State Budget Deficit is Bad
2008/2 – MN Innovative Employers Awards Results
2008/3 – OMHDD "Just Plain Wrong" Report Released
2008/4 – IT Insights for Youth Results

2009/1 – Dr. Wolfensberger Presentation Available Online
2009/2 – "The Year of Community Living"
2009/3 – Lawsuit Against Minnesota Extended Treatment Options (METO) is Filed
2009/4 – Additional Plaintiffs Join the Lawsuit Against Minnesota Extended Treatment Options (METO)
2009/5 – State Budget Deficit
2009/6 – IT Customer Research Study Results
2009/7 – Project SEARCH is Launched

2010/1 – ADA Study Results
2010/2 – Quality of Life Survey Results for Individuals and Providers (Five Year State Plan)
2010/3 – TPT "Institutions to Independence" Premieres

2011/1 – Governor Dayton is Elected
2011/2 – Ed Roberts Day (Congress)
2011/3 – Lois Curtis Visits the White House
2011/4 – "Jensen" Settlement Agreement Approved
2011/5 – "Jensen" Lawsuit Stakeholder Interviews
2011/6 – Dr. Jim Conroy on Quality of Life
2011/7 – "Honoring Choices" and Ethical Issues by TPT
2011/8 – People with Autism in IT Careers

2012/1 – Dr. John McKnight on Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD)
2012/2 – Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) Conference in Minnesota
2012/3 – Attitudes Survey 1962 vs. 2007 vs. 2012 Results
2012/4 – Cy Pres Fund
2012/5 – "Deinstitutionalization is Unfinished" by National Council on Disability
2012/6 – Midwest Emmy Award for "Honoring Choices" (TPT)
2012/7 – Court Monitor Ferleger Appointed

2013/1 – "Olmstead" Subcabinet Established
2013/2 – Community-Based Services Continue
2013/3 – Medical Assistance for Employed People with Disabilities (MA-EPD) Enrollment
2013/4 – K-12 Education Study Results
2013/5 – Dr. Patrick Schwarz on 10 Top Questions about Inclusive Education

2014/1 – Dr. Rud Turnbull on Public Policy
2014/2 – MNsure, MA, MA-EPD, State of Healthcare
2014/3 – Anti-bullying Legislation Passed
2014/4 – SSI Outreach for Enrollment
2014/5 – Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers and Chapter 245D Licensure
2014/6 – Child Abuse Legislation, "Eric Dean," Executive Order 14-15
2014/7 – Disability Justice Site is Launched
2014/8 – The Arc MN Awards, Karen Loven and Judge Frank
2014/9 – MN Special Education Experience Study Results
2014/10 – TPT "Independence to Inclusion" Premieres
2014/11 – Increasing State Employment Executive Order 14-14
2014/12 – MN "Employment First" Policy
2014/13 – "Ambassadors for Respect"
2014/14 – 5% Increase Campaign

2015/1 – Governor Dayton's 2nd Term Begins
2015/2 – Diversity & Inclusion Council, Executive Order 15-02
2015/3 – "Parallels in Time" Wins AAIDD Preservation Award
2015/4 – "Parallels in Time" is Updated and Re-launched
2015/5 – "Olmstead" Plan is Rejected
2015/6 – Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) is Launched
2015/7 – Project SEARCH Outcome Awards
2015/8 – 25th Anniversary of ADA
2015/9 – "The ADA Legacy Project"
2015/10 – "Changing Lives. Changing Policies" Published
2015/11 – Fight for Civil Rights 25th Anniversary Webinar
2015/12 – "Olmstead" Plan is Approved
2015/13 – National Disability Employment Awareness Month
2015/14 – Vocational Rehabilitation Services Report Results
2015/15 – Family Support Grant Program Results
2015/16 – State Is Not Complying with "Jensen," by Professor E. Schiltz

2016/1 – Public Media Forum Held
2016/2 – "Olmstead" Plan Includes Assistive Technology and Prevention of Abuse & Neglect Goals
2016/3 – Quality of Life Survey Results (Five Year State Plan)
2016/4 – Robert Perske Tribute
2016/5 – Connect 700 Relaunched

2017/1 – "With an Eye to the Future" is Launched
2017/2 – State Capitol Grand Opening
2017/3 – "Olmstead" Plan Revision Adds Goals and Strategies
2017/4 – Attitudes Survey, 1962 – 2017 Results
2017/5 – Attitudes Survey, Racial and Ethnic Communities Results
2017/6 – Senator Al Franken Commemorates 15th Anniversary of Wellstone's Death
2017/7 – "Welsch" Class Action Suit's 45th Anniversary
2017/8 – Disability Hub MN is Launched
2017/9 – Disability Employment Month Proclaimed by Governor Dayton
2017/10 – "It's My Choice" is Updated
2017/11 – Elder Abuse "Left to Suffer" Series by STAR TRIBUNE
2017/12 – Vocational Rehabilitation Council Report is Released

2018/1 – Sexual Assault "Abused & Betrayed" Series by NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (NPR)
2018/2 – "Ambassadors for Respect" Government Award Nomination
2018/3 – "Olmstead" Quality of Life Baseline Survey Completed
2018/4 – Healthcare Services and Costs Survey of General Population Results
2018/5 – Olmstead Plan Chronology

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