ERIC Number: EJ655601
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Public Financial Support for Disability at the Dawn of the 21st Century.
Braddock, David L.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v107 n6 p478-89 Nov 2002
A study of contemporary public financial support for disability in the United States found that public support totaled $294 billion in 1997 (41.5 million recipients) and was estimated to be $426 billion in 2002. Nationally, 52% of public long-term care financial resources supported persons with disabilities in institutions. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Community Programs, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Financial Policy, Financial Support, Health Services, Long Range Planning, Mental Retardation, Residential Institutions, Social Services, Special Education, State Aid, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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