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Left to right: Judy Fitzgerald, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Jewell Gooding, executive director of Mental Health America of Georgia, Cynthia Wainscott, a member of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Regional Advisory Council, and Susan Goico, staff attorney with the Disability Integration Project at Atlanta Legal Aid Society, during a panel discussion at the Carter Center. Photo credit: Carter Center 

June 30 is the deadline for Georgia to remove developmentally disabled adults from state mental hospitals, but it appears the process will likely continue beyond the end of next month.

Kristen Rasmussen

Kristen Rasmussen is an Atlanta-based reporter who covers corporate legal departments and in-house attorneys, Georgia government and health care.

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