Disabilities & Poverty
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1567 , Segment 6
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- Apr 1, 2021 8:00 pm
- 11:03 mins
Although federal assistance has the poverty cut off at $13,000 a year if you’re single or about $27,000 a year if you’re a family of four, the nonprofit National Disability Institute would like to see those thresholds changed for people with disabilities. Zachary Morris is a professor of social welfare at Stony Brook University and one of the co-authors on the National Disability Institute’s analysis of federal poverty guidelines.