An Analysis of Federal and State Policies Affecting Services to Mentally Retarded and Other Developmentally Disabled Persons: State Perspectives Final Report. An Analysis of Federal and State Policies Affecting Services to Mentally Retarded and Other Developmentally Disabled Persons: State Perspectives Final Report : Table 7

07/01/1987

: Table 7

IssueHigh CBS Emphasis (CO, MI, NE)Low-CBS Emphasis (IL, TX, VA)
AvailabilityMore CBS available across the board/more servedLess CBS available/fewer served
Size/Type of Residential ServicesHigher percentage of small and noncongregate optionsMore reliance on large and medium congregate care facilities, even in community
Client DisabilityMore CBS available to severely and multiply disabled clients/relatively less difference between CBS and PRF populationsMajor gaps in CBS especially for severely and multiply disabled/CBS population generally much less disabled than PRF population
DeinstitutionalizationEarly commitment to reduce PRF populationRelatively late in efforts to reduce PRF population