Peter Berns of The ARC on the "Achieving a Better Life Experience" Act - 6:22
"The lack of employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is a huge problem. And we found, in our survey, that 85% of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities - conditions like Down Syndrome or Autism - are not working, and they're not employed even part time when they could be."
Posted Oct 16, 2015
For people with disabilities, Medicaid, disability benefits, and personal savings have all been intertwined, resulting in a disparity between the financial freedom of able bodied people and those with disabilities. Now, that disparity is coming to an end. A conversation with Peter Berns, Chief Executive Officer of The ARC. Visit The ARC on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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