Policy Research Brief: Employment for People with Disabilities in Poverty: A Need for National Attention

Part of the Policy Research Brief series.
Author(s)
Kelly Nye-Lengerman PhD

Description

A brief investigating poverty and disability. The second in a series, the purpose of this brief is to provide an in-depth national and state understanding about poverty and disability by investigating how people with disabilities in poverty fare in the labor force and employment, compared to those without disabilities. Using an array of online, interactive visual features, it also provides a series of state-specific infographic tools that can be used in advocacy and educational efforts.

Details

Date
February 2015 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 25, Number 1
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Topics

  • Employment and postsecondary education
    • Employment and workforce development
    • Specific life stage
      • Adults