ABCD’s Executive Director was given a Guest Column in the Press of Atlantic City on April 27th to explain our support for the closure of Vineland Developmental Center. The Guest Column details the rationale for closing Vineland Developmental Center. To read the Guest Column, Press of Atlantic City Guest Column
In addition, ABCD responded to an April 21st Star Ledger article where a lawmaker urged Governor Christie to halt the plans to close Vineland Developmental Center until a Legislative Review Panel has studied the impact on the residents.
ABCD’s letter to the editor, which was published the very next day, April 22nd, focuses on the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities to live in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs. Here is a link to the letter to editor on Closing Vineland DC.