Truly mind boggling.
I am a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union, a fan even, and dumbfounded by how they have managed to fit their heads SO far up their ass. This is the opposite of “civil liberties.”
The author of this editorial is Amy F.S. Lutz, who, in posting the link to Facebook, prefaced it:
Would it surprise you to learn the ACLU supports policies that strip those with autism and other types of intellectual and developmental disabilities of their civil liberty to choose where and with whom they live? If it’s as baffling to me as it is to you, please, please, please shoot the ACLU an email.
PLEASE heed her advice. Here’s the email page:
The idea that one residential model is appropriate for the entire spectrum of intellectual and developmental disability is patently absurd.