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Employment
Understanding the Issue:

Employment and Income Supports
1/23/2004
The unemployment rate of persons with severe mental illnesses remains extraordinarily high - up to 80-90%, according to some estimates. Persons with severe mental illnesses are one of the largest populations on the federal disability rolls.

Supported Employment
6/20/2003
NAMI's Fact Sheet on Supported Employment.

1999 Law Addressing Disincentives To Work Falling Short of Expectations
4/01/2003

Social Security's Programs As a Barrier to Employment
4/01/2003

TWWIIA Designed to Address Multiple Barriers
4/01/2003

"Ticket" Slow to Achieve Goal of Consumer Choice
4/01/2003

The ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act
4/22/2002



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