Download a printable PDF of the Disability Rights Nebraska "Inside Olmstead" Fact Sheet.
FACES OF OLMSTEAD
Read the personal stories of a few of the thousands of people whose lives have been improved by the Olmstead decision and the Department's Olmstead enforcement work.
A PLACE TO CALL HOME (2011)
A Place to Call Home is a 10-minute video about Equip for Equality's litigation efforts toward Olmstead in Illinois. As a result of Ligas v. Hamos, about 9,000 Illinois residents with developmental disabilities were given the opportunity to live in the community of their choice.
THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
In 2009, the Civil Rights Division launched an aggressive effort to enforce the Supreme Court's decision in Olmstead v. L.C., a ruling that requires states to eliminate unnecessary segregation of persons with disabilities and to ensure that persons with disabilities receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs. View the Statement of the United States Department of Justice on Enforcement of the Integration Mandate of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Olmstead v. L.C., read the Opinion of the Court for Olmstead v. L. C., or find more information on the DOJ Olmstead page.
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE COLLABORATIVE
TAC is a leader in assisting states to develop and implement systems-level approaches to increase community living options for people with disabilities consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the U.S. Supreme Court's Olmstead decision. The TAC has completed work previously for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. For more information, review TAC's recommendations from 2016 and 2014.
WHAT DOES AN OLMSTEAD PLAN LOOK LIKE?