Harkin, Tom
August 2011
Ability Magazine;Aug/Sep2011, p12
The author considers the low-employment rate among Americans with disabilities as one of the critical challenges that the U.S. must tackle. He cites the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which marks its 21st anniversary in 2011. He cites the need to recognize that people with disabilities have been affected by the bad economy. He also mentions that the disability labor force is a little over 5 million people.


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