Data Note: Relationship Between MR/DD Consumers in Integrated Employment and Working SSI Recipients

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Fichthorn, Katherine; Gilmore, Dana Scott
integrated employment; mental retardation/developmental disability agencies; people with disabilities; SSI recipients; Public Policy; Work, Economy and Organizations
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State mental retardation/developmental disability (MR/DD) agencies provided day and employment supports to over 466,500 people in 2001. Of these, 108,981 individuals were supported in integrated employment settings. The percentage of individuals working in integrated employment varied widely by state, from 56% in Washington to only 2% in Alabama.