Update: October 2019, CPR and its co-counsel have reached a settlement with the State of Ohio. Read more here.
ADA community integration class action challenging the unnecessary segregation of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in private Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs). The class includes 27,800 adults who are institutionalized in, or are at serious risk of institutionalization in these ICFs and sheltered workshops because of systemic limitations on access to integrated, home and community-based services. The Complaint charges that the defendants’ administration, management, and funding of Ohio’s service system for people with I/DD perpetuates segregation in violation of the ADA, Section 504, and the Medicaid Act. Co-counseling the case with CPR are Disability Rights Ohio, Sam Bagenstos of the University of Michigan Law School, and Sidley Austin, LLP.