Monday, March 28, 2016

Best, Worst States Named For Disability Employment - DISABILITY SCOOP

by  Shaun Heasley
Originally published: March 25, 2016

For people with disabilities, new figures suggest that the odds of having a job varies dramatically depending on where an individual lives.

While 50 percent of people with disabilities are employed in South Dakota, just half as many are working in West Virginia.

The two states represent the best and worst across the nation when it comes to disability employment, according to the Disability Statistics Annual Report, a by-the-numbers look at how Americans with disabilities are faring produced by the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability.

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