With An Eye to the Past - 1960s - Building the Momentum
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The prevailing wisdom continued to hold that bigger facilities meant lower costs.

In 1961, more than 6,565 residents with developmental disabilities – an all-time high – lived in state hospitals. In addition, almost 900 people waited for care.

 

 

Waiting List
Video: Physical Therapy at
Cambridge State Hospital

 

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disabilities policy in the State of Minnesota from 1920s to the present time
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