Direct Operations by Counties Come to End

In the early part of the 1990s, the county boards ended their direct operation of the school-age programs and residential services. The July 1990 State Capital Bill included $7.3 million for housing allocated to county boards to enable those with developmental disabilities to select traditional residences of their choice in their community. Similarly, early intervention and preschool programs also moved to neighborhood sites.

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