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Disability in America

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Freedman, V.A., L.G. Martin, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2004. "Disability in America." Population Bulletin, 59(3): 3-32.

Freedman et al provide a broad overview of disability in America in the 21st century. They review the basic concepts and measures along with the latest statistics depicting the demography of disability and recent US trends and describe support systems and supportive living environments for individuals with disabilities as well as current federal programs and policies.

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