Geographic Pattern of Disability Receipt Largely Reflects Economic and Demographic Factors

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) put out an informative article this month on how trends in demographic and economic conditions have an important role in disability; specifically in terms of SSDI and SSI payments.

This article includes a comparative chart of the individual states, outlining various factors.

While this does not have a major impact on families of children with disabilities, it does give policy makers some insight into why disability affects different populations differently.

You can read the article here.

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