Speaking out for People with
 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

VOR Submits Testimony for Record Asking Congress to Prohibit Federal Funding for Forced Deinstitutionalization; Hundreds of Choice Advocates Share Their Support

VOR is a national organization that advocates for high quality care and human rights for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).  VOR calls on Congress to prohibit the use of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) appropriations in support of deinstitutionalization activities which evict eligible individuals with I/DD from their HHS-licensed and funded Medicaid homes, in violation of federal law.

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588 advocates for family members and friends also submitted a statement for the record in support for VOR’s testimony, and many others submitted their own testimony.