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Developmental Disabilities, Part 2

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Do adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities get the same healthcare and benefits as everyone else? Join us as we welcome back Ken Barnes to explore the surprising answers to this question. Mr. Barnes is President and Chief Executive Officer of Options for All, an organization that serves, supports, and educates adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Ken also discusses practical COVID policies that have been implemented to protect this community during the pandemic, new California legislation that potentially impacts employment and income for those with developmental disabilities, and much more.

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