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Administrative: Personal Care Assistance – Denial Of Benefits – Discrimination

Where a mentally and physically disabled woman whose mother received benefits for her care under the Personal Care Assistance program appealed the termination of the benefits when the statute was changed to exclude individuals with legal guardians, the new statute discriminates against mentally disabled individuals and violates the American with Disabilities Act. Judgment is reversed and ...