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U.S. Government Offering Grants for Disability Programs

by Aug 2, 2012, 4:47 pm ET

The U.S. Labor Department has a number of new grants it’s soliciting related to the employment of people with disabilities.

Included are:

Despite the ADA, tax credits, and the good work of JAN, the U.S. unemployment rate for people with disabilities is around 13%. Worse is that many people with disabilities aren’t reflected in that statistic because they’ve left the workforce altogether. (The federal government also keeps track of the number of people with disabilities in its own workforce.)

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