The D.C. Department on Disability Services (DDS) has decided not to renew Georgetown University’s contract that provides services to disabled residents through its DDA Health Initiative, as reported in an article in the Washington Post.

The decision was made quietly and has unnerved those who work closest with the city’s most vulnerable residents. They fear that it will hurt men and women who have intellectual and developmental disabilities and set the city agency in charge of serving that population back on all the progress it made under 40 years of court supervision.

Read the article: ‘We are worried’: Those who work with disabled D.C. residents fear a city cut will hurt those who need help most

 

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