Skip to main content

Zoom Text:

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.

Click here for a list of documents (Adobe Acrobat PDF format) related to developmental disabilities policy in the State of Minnesota from 1880s to the present time.