Federal investigation, settlement mark change in winds for CVTC's fate

December 10, 2019
In The News

Over the course of about five years, the downsizing of Central Virginia Training Center transformed from a gradual push to an urgent closure with a looming deadline.

It was a change in pace that’s left a long and ongoing paper trail in the Virginia capitol and various courthouses — detritus from countless fights by families, advocates and politicians alike.

On one side of the ideological battle was the notion of deinstitutionalization: the belief that people with disabilities shouldn’t be in a large facility and instead should live integrated in their local communities.

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