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Elimination of Poverty and Unemployment of People with Disabilities

The poverty rate for people with disabilities is very high, especially among those with long-term disabilities. They are much more likely than others in poverty to experience material hardship. Click here for 2011 Labor Force Characteristics http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/print.pl/news.release/disabl.nr0.htm. The poverty rate for people with disabilities is very high, especially among those with long-term disabilities. They are much more likely than others in poverty to experience material hardship. Click here for 2011 Labor Force Characteristics http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/print.pl/news.release/disabl.nr0.htm