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Minnesota's Olmstead Plan

The Olmstead Plan is a set of goals for Minnesota state agencies. The goals help fulfill the right of people with disabilities to live full, integrated lives in their communities.

The Plan covers a variety of topics including individual choice, person-centered planning, housing, education, employment, transportation, and more.

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Why Olmstead?

The Minnesota Olmstead Plan is named after the groundbreaking 1999 U.S. Supreme Court decision Olmstead v. L.C. The ruling stated that segregating people with disabilities without a valid reason is discrimination and public entities must provide community-based services when appropriate.

Learn more about the history of the Olmstead Plan


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