Putting the Promise of Olmstead into Practice: Minnesota’s Olmstead Plan


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

~~“Strategies Broaden the Effective Use of Person-Centered Planning Principles and Techniques for People with Disabilities
•Define and initiate person-centered planning services to assist people with disabilities in expressing their needs and preferences about quality of life.
•Expand person-centered planning principles across more populations to include Medical Assistance recipients using mental health or home care services, those served through DEED, MDE, those leaving correctional facilities, and those requiring a coordinated plan between education, human services, and/or health.  Provide training on person-centered planning practices and informed choice to people with disabilities and their families, counties, tribes, and providers.
•Actively promote and encourage implementation of best practices and person-centered strategies that support individualized service and housing options through, for example, Housing Options Best Practices Forum and communities of practice on person-centered planning and transition protocols.”

  • Other
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Minnesota State Legislature, Olmstead Subcabinet
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