Disabilities

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DID YOU KNOW –

  • 28% of non-institutionalized people in the U.S. with a disability were living below the poverty line in 2012
  • 22% of people with a disability in the U.S. had an educational attainment less than a high school education in 2012
  • There are 35.2 million adults with a physical functioning difficulty in the U.S.
  • Roughly 650 million people live with a disability
  • Diseases, stress and alcohol and drug abuse are some factors responsible for the rise in disabilities
  • Disability rates are higher among groups with lower educational level

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES TO CONSIDER –

  • Volunteer at a nonprofit organization working to better the lives of those with disabilities
  • Create Your Own Service Project

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