NPR Report – The startling rise of disability in America

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 22, 2013

Unfit for Work – The startling rise of disability in America, by Chana Joffe-Walt: “In the past three decades, the number of Americans who are on disability has skyrocketed. The rise has come even as medical advances have allowed many more people to remain on the job, and new laws have banned workplace discrimination against the disabled. Every month, 14 million people now get a disability check from the government.”

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