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My name is David Kassel and I am Director of Communications for the Massachusetts Coalition of Families and Advocates (COFAR, Inc.), on whose behalf I often blog and cross-post on this site. I have also taught public budgeting, statistics, and program evaluation as an adjunct instructor at a number of local colleges and universities. I'm the author of "Managing Public Sector Projects," which is available on Amazon. My email is davekassel@charter.net.

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A few thoughts about last night’s debate



Why the Fernald land deal should include a plan for the developmentally disabled



New DDS eligibility law will leave many out in the cold



New DDS background check law has delayed requirements



‘Real Lives’ bill is now law, but it raises many questions



Federal agencies ignore realities of care of the developmentally disabled



The Sherlock Holmes-style mystery of the secret switch of the ‘Real Lives’ bill versions



Sheltered workshops for the disabled win big reprieve in Massachusetts



The endless shuffle continues for the DDS national background check bill



Parents prohibited from even discussing a visit home with their son