Many in the disability community are left to navigate the process on their own.
It’s a budget laden with cuts, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s first event after Wednesday’s rollout of his fiscal plan for the next two years was to highlight what he says are significant improvements in services to individuals with intellectual disabilities.
State officials Thursday announced plans to close by June 30 two state-run facilities that provide residential care for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The move was pegged as a “change in strategic direction” as the state looks to outsource those services to private providers to save money.
I want to serve as at least one voice who saw something good come from the General Assembly’s revision of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s irresponsible budget proposal.
State Department of Developmental Services Commissioner Terrence W, Macy will resign when the administration’s next term begins on Jan. 7, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday.