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Bar graph with responses to Question 13. 32% of Federal prisoners, 40% of people in jail and the majority of women who are incarcerated have a disability. Chosen by 5% There are more than six million children with disabilities, including more than a million black/African American and 1.5 million LatinX students with disabilities in our schools today. Chosen by 8% Fully 1 in 5 people have a disability. Chosen by 14% Only 35% of working age people with disabilities has a job and the poverty rate of working-age people with disabilities is over twice that of persons without disabilities (29% compared to 13%). Chosen by 17% Most accommodations to include people with disabilities are simple, free or low cost. With new technology and best practices, more people with disabilities can be included successfully. Chosen by 27% Studies show that 70% of people with disabilities want to work and that the majority of young people with disabilities can get jobs and careers when they are given the right opportunities and supports. Chosen by 29%

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