Learning Disability Today
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Disability, Long-term Conditions and Poverty.

Tom MacInnes, et al.

New Policy Institute, 2014

Most studies underestimate the levels of poverty among people with disabilities. This study shows the likely size of these underestimates, and explores the difficulty in escaping poverty through paid work. It concludes with a series of recommendations – based on a workshop with disabled people themselves – as to how poverty among disabled people can be reduced.

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